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Inside U.S. Trade - 11/18/2016

Hatch suggests TPP with Japan alone could garner Trump's support

November 17, 2016
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) this week suggested that limiting the Trans-Pacific Partnership to a bilateral U.S.-Japan free trade agreement could be a way to get President-elect Trump on board. Acknowledging that Trump "says he's against" TPP, which Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing through the Diet, Hatch offered an alternative solution. "Well, there's a difference between doing a whole TPP for the 12 countries that we were doing it for and doing it with Japan, which...


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