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TPP Dead, Trump Promises Future Trade Deals Will Create Jobs, Not Lose Them

TPP doomed, big win for American workers.

On Trade, WikiLeaks Reveals What White House Wouldn’t: the Plan to Undermine American Workers

In a shameful, unprecedented rejection of the voters who elected them, congressional Republicans fell all over themselves last week to pass fast-track Obamatrade that will greatly affect the U.S economy and put American jobs at risk. These are the same Republicans, led by Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner, who vowed last November to fight Obama’s executive overreach.

File this Under “What Could Possibly Go Wrong?”

According to Mexico’s ambassador to the United States, Arturo Sarukhan, the two countries are within days of announcing a new initiative that will allow Mexican trucks bound for the U.S. to circumvent inspection at ports of entry. Under the plan, U.S. officials stationed south of the border will conduct the inspections.

At the NAFTA20 conference in San Antonio November 15 and 16, Sarukhan told a panel that:

Ten Years Out of Office, Bill Clinton Still Promotes Anti-American Worker Agenda

Earlier last week, I spent a couple of days in Chicago. My mission was to watch the San Francisco Giants play the Cubs. But shortly after my arrival I learned that a long standing advocate of more immigration, former president Bill Clinton, was in also in town. Knowing that Clinton would be talking up an agenda hurtful to Americans, I was somewhat distracted.

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