WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Monday to leave the proposed Pacific Rim trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In another executive action, Trump reinstated a ban on providing federal money to international groups that perform abortions…
By Associated Press
Trump has vowed to withdraw from TPP on his first day in office, calling it a "disaster" for American jobs.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump announced billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as his choice to head the Department of Commerce. Hari Sreenivasan asks Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), a leading Senate Republican, about how Ross’ business dealings will be evaluated for potential…
By PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama found common cause with the leader of Singapore in the face of growing political headwinds against the Trans-Pacific Partnership, warning that to "pull up a drawbridge" on trade would only hurt the United States and…
By Matthew Pennington and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on almost nothing. Except for their dislike of a sweeping agreement that would erase most tariffs and other trade barriers among the United States and 11 other nations.
By Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs
It’s a rocky road to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but here’s why we should take it.
By Paul Wiseman and Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press
Details of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal released Thursday set the stage for a raucous debate in the U.S. Congress but also may provide reassurances to those who worried the agreement could gut protections for the environment, public health…
By Christopher S. Rugaber and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
Hillary Rodham Clinton offered some revisionist history Tuesday night when insisting she's not a flip-flopper on a trade deal that she heartily promoted as secretary of state but turned against last week as a Democratic presidential candidate.
By PBS NewsHour
Read the complete transcript from Judy Woodruff's interview with Hillary Clinton at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, Oct. 7, 2015.
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