Obama: Say No to This 'Partnership'

November 10, 2014 6:51 PM

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Right after President Obama answered John Boehner's schoolyard taunt over immigration, he promptly took off for friendlier territory in China. Before he got on the plane he again said he was willing to work with Republicans. He proved it on Monday at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Beijing, by urging world leaders to come to agreement on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), long a priority of soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

What is the TPP? A giant trade agreement between the U.S. and twelve Pacific Rim nations now being negotiated in secret. Well, mostly in secret. Around 600 corporations and a few labor unions with stakes in the talks have seen a draft. But Congress and the public have not, except for the few chapter...

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