The Obama administration is still trying, against the odds, to push the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment agreement (TPP) through the lame-duck session of Congress after the November presidential vote. The administration knows that TPP can’t pass before the election because both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump oppose it; therefore, they are hoping for a stealth Senate vote between the election and inauguration of the new president in 2017.We can therefore “thank” TransCanada for reminding us why the TPP needs to be scuttled.
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Jeffrey D. Sachs, Brooke Güven & Lisa E. Sachs,
TransCanada Lawsuit Highlights Need to Scuttle TPP,
MSNBC, July 16, 2016
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