Final Note

Hillary Clinton says she opposes the TPP

Kai Ryssdal Aug 11, 2016
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership — now. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Final Note

Hillary Clinton says she opposes the TPP

Kai Ryssdal Aug 11, 2016
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership — now. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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There was a whole long section on trade in Secretary Clinton’s speech Thursday comparing and contrasting her approach with that of her opponent.

They do, however, agree on at least one thing trade-related.

Both Clinton and Trump oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership — the big Obama trade deal currently hung up in Congress.

Here’s Secretary Clinton today:

Because context is important, let’s note that Mrs. Clinton was for the TPP before she was against it, calling it at one point the “gold standard” of trade agreements.

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