Who Hates Free Trade Treaties? Surprisingly, Not Voters

September 21, 2016

Few issues in this campaign cycle seem as toxic as trade: Both major-party presidential candidates oppose President Obama’s 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, and congressional leaders, having refused all year to vote on the trade accord until after the election, say they will not do so even then — potentially killing the largest regional trade pact in history.

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Topics: MEGA-REGIONAL AGREEMENT REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: UNITED STATES

Authors: THE NEW YORK TIMES

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