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on August 3, 2016 in World News

Obama: Yes, Trade Deals Hurt Everyday Americans, ‘People Lost Jobs’

by Neil W. McCabe President Barack Obama spoke about the pain and suffering of American workers caused by past trade agreements Tuesday at a joint press conference held in the East Room of the White House with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is in the United States to voice support for the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership. “It is absolutely true, the evidence shows that some past trade deals have not delivered on all the benefits that were promised and had very localized costs,” Obama said. The Trans-Pacific Partnership must be ratified by the Senate as a treaty. “There were communities… View Article

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