Senator Toomey Announces Opposition to TPP

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Republican Senator Pat Toomey this week announced his opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. The Senator from Pennsylvania says TPP has inadequate provisions for drug companies and dairy farmers. Pro Farmer reports President Barack Obama has been banking on gathering enough Republicans for most votes needed to pass the trade agreement.

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Anti-Trade Talks Threaten TPP

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With both Candidates for President openly against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the trade deal could be facing an increasing uphill battle towards getting congressional approval. At the Democratic National Convention this week, chants broke out of “No TPP” while Bernie Sanders was speaking Monday, the same day his party approved its platform which is formally against the trade agreement.