Obama to bypass congress with TPP passage… again

President Obama Plans Lame Duck Passage of Trans-Pacific Partnership

by CHRISS W. STREET29 Aug 2016Newport Beach, CA

President Barack Obama still intends to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the “lame duck session” after the November election, the New York Times reports, despite opposition from both major party presidential nominees.

Research by economist Josh Bivens demonstrates that from the time Bill Clinton became President in 1992, imported goods from third world low-wage countries almost tripled from 3.1 to 8.4 percent of GDP by 2011.

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