Obama ‘remains committed to TPP pact’The Straits TimesUS President Barack Obama remains committed to seeing through the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement, even as he acknowledged that the politics surrounding the pact are difficult in an election year. In an e-mail interview with The … and more »Continue Reading ...
GlobalAtlanta UPS Executives Praise Free Trade and TPP as International Profits Lift OffGlobalAtlantaHaving announced positive second-quarter results last week, United Parcel Service Inc.’s CEO David Abney voiced once again his support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 12 nation free trade agreement still to be approved by the U.S. Congress and …Continue Reading ...
The Inquisitr Bernie Sanders Delegate’s Credentials Stripped By DNC For Holding ‘No TPP‘ Sign — Other Alternate Voices Gagged …The InquisitrThey had told me, because I held up a ‘No TPP‘ sign during the Obama speech—I didn’t yell, I didn’t make a commotion, I just held up a sign—that it’s against DNC rules for me […]Continue Reading ...
If TPP fails, US will cede trade leadership role to China: US Trade RepThe BRICS PostChina welcomed the TPP breakthrough earlier in October last year. China’s Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng said that China is open to all the free trade arrangements that are beneficial to the world’s trade liberalization and regional economic integration …Continue Reading ...
CNBC Killing TPP will benefit China, won’t solve US jobs worries, US Trade Rep. Froman saysCNBCU.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said he was still optimistic Congress would pass the 12-member TPP, in part because China has been moving ahead with a trade deal of its own, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), that …Odds Worsen for […]Continue Reading ...
KQED What’s the TPP and Why Has It Become A Big Campaign Issue?KQEDIf you watched any part of Democratic National Convention this week, you probably noticed a small but visible group of attendees protesting something called the “TPP.” Some held signs and banners. Some even heckled during various speeches, including …The TPP Isn’t Just a Trade […]Continue Reading ...
Clinton Friend, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Now Pretends Hillary Never Supported TPPTechdirtThe whole silliness around Hillary Clinton at the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement just keeps getting sillier. She should admit what pretty much everyone already recognizes: she supports the deal. She could then explain why she supports it and …Trump: Hillary ‘Lying’ About Her Opposition […]Continue Reading ...
Washington Post Were McAuliffe’s comments about Clinton and the TPP a gaffe or a strategy?Washington PostMcAuliffe’s latest play for jobs centers around the TPP, a trade deal the Obama administration negotiated with 11 Pacific Rim countries that would reduce tariffs some countries pay on imported goods and,supporters say, give the U.S. greater influence … and […]Continue Reading ...
Wall Street Journal Odds Worsen for TPP Trade DealWall Street JournalBusiness leaders and trade advocates just weeks ago remained optimistic Congress would salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership in a post-election lame duck session, despite both parties backing presidential candidates who said they would spurn it.Killing TPP would hand China ‘keys to the castle’: US trade representativeReutersDelegates […]Continue Reading ...
UPS is a big fan of trade deals like TPPMarketWatchNeither presidential nominee may agree, but United Parcel Service Inc. UPS, -0.73% is all for free trade agreements, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. When U.S. has entered into a free-trade agreement with a country, U.S. exports to that …Continue Reading ...
White House: Despite Clinton’s Opposition, TPP Is ‘Good Policy’Washington Free BeaconWhite House spokesman Eric Schultz said Friday that despite Democratic opposition from Hillary Clinton and others in the party, the Obama administration still believes the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is “good policy.” Washington Post reporter David … and more »Continue Reading ...
The News Journal Mukhopadhyay: TPP deal will accelerate climate changeThe News JournalIn August of 2015, I was a staunch supporter of the Trans Pacific Partnership. After learning more about the TPP, I recant my support. Now that the TPP is officially part of the Democratic Party platform, despite both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders … […]Continue Reading ...
Reuters Obama to showcase TPP after trade deal demonized in campaignReutersWASHINGTON During a visit from Singapore’s prime minister on Tuesday, President Barack Obama will extol the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal and commit to getting the deal done, a top White House official said on Friday, even though Obama’s … and more »Continue Reading ...
Manila Bulletin Cuisia: Country risks losing out to neighbors sans TPP mantleInquirer.netFormer Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia Jr. is hoping the present administration will still make a bid to be included in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement to enable local industries tap opportunities in a bigger market.‘PH should prepare for TPP […]Continue Reading ...
The Star Online Obama to showcase TPP after trade deal demonized by other DemocratsThe Star OnlineWASHINGTON (Reuters) – During a state visit from Singapore’s prime minister on Tuesday, President Barack Obama on Tuesday will extol the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal that his fellow Democrats demonized at their convention …Continue Reading ...
The Fiscal Times Obama to showcase TPP after trade deal demonized by other DemocratsThe Fiscal TimesWASHINGTON (Reuters) – During a state visit from Singapore’s prime minister on Tuesday, President Barack Obama on Tuesday will extol the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal that his fellow Democrats demonized at their convention … and more »Continue Reading ...
Democracy Now! Sanders Delegate: DNC Stripped My Credentials for Holding “No TPP” SignDemocracy Now!They had told me, because I held up a “No TPP” sign during the Obama speech—I didn’t yell, I didn’t make a commotion, I just held up a sign—that it’s against DNC rules for me to use an unofficial sign, and they […]Continue Reading ...
Breitbart News TPP! White House Promotes Trade Deal To Solve Sluggish Economic GrowthBreitbart NewsThe White House is calling on Republicans to approve the president’s controversial Trans Pacific Partnership deal, in response to reports that the economy only grew 1.2 percent in the second quarter. “Today’s report underscores that there is more work …Continue Reading ...
Washington Times Tim Kaine: I haven’t changed my positions on TPP, Hyde AmendmentWashington TimesTerry McAuliffe, a longtime Clinton ally who supports the TPP, created a stir earlier this week when he predicted Mrs. Clinton would support some version of it after the election. Both Mr. McAuliffe and the Clinton campaign quickly tried to walk back […]Continue Reading ...
Arkansas delegate holds ‘No TPP‘ sign, gets bootArkansas OnlineDuring this week’s convention, hundreds of Sanders supporters hoisted signs expressing opposition to a multinational trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But few of the protesters were so close. As a member of the Arkansas delegation … and more »Continue Reading ...
Bloomberg The TPP Isn’t Just a Trade DealBloombergThe Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multilateral trade deal involving the U.S. and many countries on the Pacific Rim, has become something of a bugaboo for those both on the left and the right. Republican nominee Donald Trump has denounced TPP, declaring …Division On Trade Disrupts Democratic ConventionTIME all 4 news […]Continue Reading ...
Voice of America TPP Emerges as Key Issue in Vital US Rust Belt StatesVoice of AmericaThe debate has focused on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, a sweeping, 12-nation trade deal that would encompass 40 percent of the world’s economy. Supporters say the TPP would loosen trade barriers and spur global economic growth. Opponents … and more »Continue Reading ...
Arkansas Online Arkansas delegate holds ‘No TPP‘ sign, gets bootArkansas OnlineDuring this week’s convention, hundreds of Sanders supporters hoisted signs expressing opposition to a multinational trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But few of the protesters were so close. As a member of the Arkansas delegation …Where does TPP stand in this Trump v […]Continue Reading ...
Reuters Killing TPP would hand China ‘keys to the castle’: US trade representativeReutersU.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said he was still optimistic Congress would pass the 12-member TPP, in part because China has been moving ahead with a trade deal of its own, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), that …Actress Evangeline Lilly Narrates New Sierra […]Continue Reading ...
TIME Division On Trade Disrupts Democratic ConventionTIME“For a lot of us, it’s a major problem,” said Paul Schipper, a 28-year-old delegate, referring specifically to the Obama administration’s signature trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The deal, which would link the U.S. and eleven other Pacific … and more »Continue Reading ...
TIME TPP galvanizes voters, divides both partiesMarketplace.orgGettyimages 580951812 elegates hold up signs that read ‘Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)’ and ‘Love trumps hate’ during the opening of the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, …Division On Trade Disrupts Democratic ConventionTIME all 2 news articles »Continue Reading ...
WBNG-TV TPP sparks protests on the campaign trailWBNG-TVAfter years of negotiations the deal was agreed upon, but it still needs to be ratified. Officials say the TPP would eliminate tariffs and other trade barriers. “Under TPP 18,000 tariff barriers that make it harder for us to export, go down to zero …Rep. Erik Paulsen optimistic […]Continue Reading ...
The Hill Hillary Clinton’s stand on NAFTA and the TPP: It’s complicated, and evolvingPRIFast forward to the present day and presidential candidate Clinton is again backed in a corner with another trade deal, the TPP, or the Trans-Pacific Partnership. That encompasses 12 Asian-Pacific nations, including the US, Canada and Mexico. This deal …Unions want one […]Continue Reading ...
Huffington Post Harry Reid Opposes Ramming TPP Through In Lame-Duck SessionHuffington PostPHILADELPHIA ― Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is strongly opposed to voting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership during the lame-duck session of Congress later this year, he told The Huffington Post. President Barack Obama is well aware of his … and more »Continue Reading ...
BuzzFeed News Longtime TPP Supporter Mike Pence Now Says It’s Like ObamacareBuzzFeed News“With the TPP, it feels a little bit like Obamacare, you remember when Nancy Pelosi said, ‘We gotta pass this bill so we can find out what’s in it,’” Pence said Thursday on the Laura Ingraham Show. He cited Carrier announcing it was […]Continue Reading ...
Democracy Now! Joseph Stiglitz to Clinton: Don’t Repeat Obama Mistakes of Supporting TPP, Failed Financial ReformDemocracy Now!In Part 2 of our interview with Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, he says Obama’s mistakes are supporting the Trans-Pacific Partnership and not pushing financial sector reform as far as he could have. He also says the Brexit vote […]Continue Reading ...
eNews Park Forest Actress Evangeline Lilly Narrates New Sierra Club Video to Stop …eNews Park ForestWASHINGTON, DC –(ENEWSPF)–July 28, 2016. Today, the Sierra Club released its new “Stop Toxic Trade Deals” video on the dangers two massive proposed …New Video Says TPP, TTIP ‘Threaten Climate Progress’ – Morning …Morning ConsultThis video shows why we must stop […]Continue Reading ...
Democracy Now! Will Hillary Clinton Flip-Flop Again on TPP After Election Day? We Ask Her Adviser Joseph StiglitzDemocracy Now!As President Obama addressed the Democratic National Convention last night, delegates held up signs denouncing the sweeping trade deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Obama has been pushing through the TPP, which encompasses 12 Pacific Rim … and more »Continue Reading ...
Capital Press TPP backers want treaty approved after election, before inaugurationCapital PressIn April, 229 farm associations and food processors signed a letter to House and Senate leaders backing TPP. The following month, Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack and American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall made a joint pitch in a …Continue Reading ...
As Obama Speaks at DNC, Hundreds Protest Against TPP …Democracy Now!As Obama spoke, hundreds of people held signs protesting the TPP. Some protesters also unfurled a banner reading “TPP Kills Democracy.” This is California … and more »Continue Reading ...
Common Dreams (press release) As Clinton Readies for Nomination, Unions Hope It’s Zero Hour for TPPCommon Dreams (press release)“I would like for her to finish this whole debate about TPP, that would be very important for us. I would like for her to articulate who she will be as president as the United States,” Dennis […]Continue Reading ...
The Nation. Delegates Are Using the Convention to Make the TPP Politically UnacceptableThe Nation.Philadelphia—When President Obama looked out across a packed hall at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, he could not have missed the large square signs opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. They could be seen throughout the …Where does TPP stand in this Trump v […]Continue Reading ...
Not Just In The US: TPP Meeting More Resistance In Australia And Japan, TooTechdirtIt’s remarkable how TPP, a previously obscure trade deal known only to a few specialists — and to enlightened Techdirt readers, of course — has suddenly become one of the hottest issues in the US Presidential contest. But it’s important to remember […]Continue Reading ...
The Hill Unions want one thing from Hillary tonight: A stake in TPP’s heartThe Hill“I would like for her to finish this whole debate about TPP, that would be very important for us. I would like for her to articulate who she will be as president as the United States,” Dennis Williams, president of the […]Continue Reading ...
Stuff.co.nz Where does TPP stand in this Trump v Clinton Presidential showdown?Stuff.co.nzUS President Barack Obama is confident his administration will be able to win approval from Congress for the TPP trade deal. Is it that easy though? ANALYSIS: There are many sideshows to the US Presidential race that are distracting much of the world …How […]Continue Reading ...
Wall Street Journal DNC 2016: TPP Issue Stirs Controversy, ConfusionWall Street JournalDemocrats opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership have protested throughout the Democratic National Convention, though they have varying degrees of knowledge about the free-trade deal. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday explains why TPP has become a …Clinton Ally Says She Will End up Backing TPPThe Epoch TimesMcAuliffe: Don’t […]Continue Reading ...
Kaine plays attack dog for Clinton amid trade protestsThe Hill (blog)Kaine, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, appeared momentarily startled by cheers and chants from delegates early in his Democratic National Convention speech, saying “can I — can I — can I be honest with you about something?” before launching …Continue Reading ...
USA TODAY What’s the deal with Terry McAuliffe saying Clinton will flip on TPP?USA TODAYPHILADELPHIA — On Tuesday night, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe gave a glowing speech about his friend, former secretary of Sate Hillary Clinton. There was only one problem: He seemed to suggest that she’d reverse her opposition to the Trans-Pacific …Terry McAuliffe Reverses […]Continue Reading ...
Wisconsin Public Radio News Sanders Delegates Shout Down Ron Kind Over TPP SupportWisconsin Public Radio NewsRon Kind was shouted down by Sanders supporters during a state delegate meeting, upset by Kind’s support for the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. The shouting started when Kind told Wisconsin delegates that trade agreements like the TPP … and more »Continue Reading ...
Bloomberg U.S. ELECTION WRAP: TPP Debate Swirls as Kaine, Obama to SpeakBloombergHillary Clinton running-mate Senator Tim Kaine takes the stage tonight at the Democratic National Convention amid pressure to show skeptical progressives he’s on their side, especially regarding U.S. trade policy. The effort to showcase Kaine’s …Continue Reading ...
OPB News Politics Of Trade: The Northwest’s Complicated Relationship To The TPPOPB NewsTrump broke with Republican orthodoxy in attacking trade deals from the North American Free Trade Agreement to the TPP. Sanders attacked Hillary Clinton’s support of trade deals, and his opposition to the TPP became one of his most popular issues.Paulsen optimistic TPP can […]Continue Reading ...
Newstalk ZB John Key: TPP not dead despite US political situationNewstalk ZBBoth US Presidential candidates are against it, but our Prime Minister doesn’t think the TPP trade deal is a goner. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have made it clear during their campaigns that the TPP won’t be approved on their watch. John Key …Continue Reading ...
NY Dems want to send TPP ‘to the grave’Washington Examiner (blog)The mayor also encouraged attendees to stay focused an engaged, and to continue to “fight” for Democratic candidates, including Hillary Clinton, who once claimed the TPP set “the gold standard in trade agreements.” Clinton has since come out against …Continue Reading ...
Morning Consult How to Talk About TPP If You’re Pro-TradeMorning Consultwho supports the TPP in a swing district, has been struggling with this problem since he was elected in 2012. As a pro-trade Democrat, he got an earful from unions last year when Congress when he voted to give President Obama “fast-track” trade authority.Continue Reading ...
Kaine will stand with Clinton on TPP oppositionThe HillKaine, who supported fast-track authority for trade a year ago, came out against the TPP last weekend after Clinton announced their new partnership. “I am supporting her position on TPP,” Kaine told the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Clinton, who advocated …Continue Reading ...
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RE: Special Measures for Foreign Nationals Affected by the U.S. Executive Order: “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/notices/2017-01-31.asp The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship has used his authority to issue a public policy, effective immediately, to help people who may be stranded as a result of the U.S. […]
RE: Special Authorization for dual Canadian citizens extended http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/notices/2017-01-27.asp Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is extending the period of time that eligible dual Canadian citizens can apply for a special authorization. This extension follows consultations with our partners, including airlines. On November 10, 2016, the Government of Canada implemented a system to electronically verify that […]
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