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SECRET TRADE DEAL (TPP)
SECRET TRADE DEAL (TPP)
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The Obama administration and the leaders of 11 other Pacific Rim nations—Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam and Japan are working on a top secret trade deal. According to the Office of the United States Trade Representative the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will "boost U.S. economic growth, support American jobs, and grow Made-in-America exports to some of the most dynamic and fastest growing countries in the world." A vocal opponent of the deal, the AFL-CIO, claims the deal will only help large business owners and hurt the 99%. Republicans who support the bill are trying to grant President Obama "fast-track" powers to get the deal done. Many House Democrats oppose the deal but favor giving Obama more power generally. Although we are placing Conservatives "For" this deal, there is division on this issue. Some House Republicans like the trade deal but want to avoid giving more power to the White House. Other House Republicans do not like the deal at all, claiming it will increase the U.S. trade deficit.
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