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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.
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Brooke Güven & Lisa E. Sachs,
TransCanada Lawsuit Highlights Need to Scuttle TPP,
MSNBC, July 16, 2016
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/sustainable_investment_staffpubs/124
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