I’m really disappointed in Ron Wyden, one of the Fast Track co-sponsors. He should know better.
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Democratic Trade War: Obama Says Warren ‘Wrong’ on TPP as Reid Says ‘Hell No’ to Fast Track
Split among Democratic lawmakers front and center as push for corporate-friendly trade pact heads for key votes in Congress
President Obama on Tuesday evening said that progressives like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) who have called out the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement for being a corporate-power grab and have vowed to defeat legislation designed to ram it through Congress are simply “wrong” when it comes to the pending deal between the U.S. and 11 Asian and Pacific nations.
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I stand with Elizabeth Warren on this issue.
Same here, Rosaliene. And Bernie Saunders. Especially now that he’s expressed interest in running for president.
I am very disappointed in President Obama.
I think Obama has been extraordinarily predictable given his pro-corporate credentials.
one more reason to be worried
The main focus here in New Zealand is making sure they don’t sign on. Eight city councils have passed an anti-TPPA resolution and we hope New Plymouth will be the 9th next month.