Skip to comments.Donald Trump Walks Back Eagerness to Rejoin TPP
Posted on 04/13/2018 5:16:02 AM PDT by arthurus
President Donald Trump clarified his desire to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), after telling members of Congress from agricultural states that he would do it.
Would only join TPP if the deal were substantially better than the deal offered to Pres. Obama, Trump wrote on Twitter.
Members of Congress and governors from agriculture states met with the president for over an hour at the White House, leaving feeling confident that he wanted to re-enter the trade agreement.
He looked right at Larry Kudlow and said, Larry go get it done, Senator Ben Sasse told reporters after the meeting.
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No rational person thought he was serious about rejoining TPP. It was a sop to senators like Sasse. Not sure how they feel about being played.
Is Ben Sasse stupid?
Why on earth would Trump rejoin TPP under the same rubbish conditions Obama “negotiated”?
I thought he was pretty clear about it yesterday.didn’t think he needed to clarify anything. The first article I saw yesterday reported that he had told his people to talk to the TPP countries and analyze the possibility of getting a better deal.
People who freaked out and started reading more in to his words than what he actually said were overreacting, in my opinion.
TPP is truly the worst thing ever created by the Uniparty along with Soros and Obama and Goldman Sachs .
It wiped out all US trade law and put a world court in charge of the USA .
We would be powerless to the world flooding the US with cheap Labor and goods .
It gave third world invaders like Vietnam and Thailand the ability to flood the US with cheap WHITE COLLAR jobs .
It was a Globalist nightmare come true .
Ryan , Mitchy and the Gope would have been hung for this level of treason
200 years ago .
That creature is one of the most corrupt Cheap labor express / Globalist
Whores in the Senate .
He hates Trump and is wholly owned by Globalist Big AG conglomerates
Of course it was a ploy. It was leverage against China to make them gave. Apparently it worked.
Kidding. Either way, on any given day the President is a genius playing with congressional monkeys hurling feces.
Cave not gave. I hate these smart phones.
“That evil Never Trumper Ben Sasse needs to be removed .”
I think that’s what Trump did. He just made Sasse’s reelection campaign that much tougher.
I hope so .
That creep is off the rails on his Trump hate .
He is a Globalist harlot and corrupt to the core .
The idea of engaging in this big trade agreement if the terms are made better has always been Trump’s position, so I don’t see any flip-flop here.
The lack of transparency in the previous deal was a big problem. What leaked out was that big pharma was going to run roughshod over the entire rest of the world and the American workers were going to be screwed over to make that happen. That is not acceptable.
Beat me to it!
Do bears poop in the woods?
Why on earth would Trump rejoin TPP under the same rubbish conditions Obama negotiated?
He wouldn't. And the other TPP members aren't interested in renegotiating. TPP is a dead issue.
They never learn the art of the deal. Lol!
Would only join TPP if the deal were substantially better than the deal offered to Pres. Obama, Trump wrote on Twitter.”
He did not walk back anything. This has been his position on the subject all along. A lot of us said this yesterday on this very forum.
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