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CLIP: The Future of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)


AIR DATE: Wednesday, August 3, 2016
OVERVIEW:

Jordan Fabian talked about President Obama’s plan to move ahead with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) despite bipartisan opposition to the trade agreement and his response to a question on the deal during his previous-day news conference with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
 

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  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (Video - 1 hr)
    Trade experts took part in a Cato Institute forum on the pros and cons of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Former Agriculture Secretary Clayton Yeutter said the consequences of proposals to increase tariffs on U.S. trading partners would not benefit the U.S.
     
  • Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (Video - 1 hr)
    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong gave a keynote address at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on his country’s trade and political relationship with the U.S. He also discussedthe pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
     
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PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO:
 

  • Jordan Fabian
    Correspondent
    Hill, The->White House
KEYWORDS: Economy, Trade, Globalization, Tariffs, President Obama, Campaign 2016, Foreign Affairs