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Obama: ‘Nothing Secret’ About Pacific Trade Deal

Posted May 29, 2015

Under International Trade Issues


(Jordan Fabian - The Hill)

President Obama took time out of an impromptu Twitter Q&A on climate change Thursday to defend a sweeping Pacific trade agreement that’s one of his top second-term priorities.

Obama wrote that there is “nothing secret” about the deal, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, rebutting a criticism frequently made by liberal opponents of the deal.

He made the statement in response to a question about making the text of the deal available. Click here to read more.

Related: TPP Ought to Stand for Transparent Public Policy (Huffington Post)