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White House decries Trump's withdrawal from TPP; key lawmakers hopeful on path forward

November 22, 2016 at 5:35 PM
President-elect Donald Trump's pledge to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on day one was blasted this week by the Obama administration -- which called it “tragic” and “deeply disappointing” -- but TPP proponents on Capitol Hill are hopeful they can find a way to advance trade policy under President Trump. “I would acknowledge that the prospects of TPP being ratified by this Congress or before President Obama leaves are not very good, and that's unfortunate,” White House Press Secretary Josh...

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