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Jeff Sessions: “Today the top advisor to Hillary Clinton on Asia Policy told an Australian news outlet that Clinton’s opposition to the TPP is not real, declaring “every trade agreement goes through the deepest, darkest tunnel before it is ultimately passed.”
The worst kept secret in Washington is that if Hillary Clinton is elected President, the Trans-Pacific Partnership will become law. This statement by her senior advisor only confirms these fears. After voicing her support for the 5,554-page agreement 45 times before she began running for President, and refusing to take a position for the first months of her campaign, Mrs. Clinton’s senior advisor is now overseas touting the benefits of the TPP. Just as her email scandal proves, Mrs. Clinton says one thing to the American people, but another to her globalist friends. The TPP creates an all country Pacific union whereby each country gets a single vote. This will allow the union to legislate against the will of the American people. Such a global commission will be very difficult to contain.
originally posted by: Bennyzilla
Man those Bernie bros have got to be feeling to Bern now. Betrayed by their boy and then not even a day later he's effectively told "No, I won't be implementing any of your policies Sanders, you are no longer of any use to me, now go sit in the Senate until your term is up and then disappear into history."
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal became an issue during her Feb. 4 debate with Sen. Bernie Sanders at the University of New Hampshire. She says she now opposes it.
MSNBC debate moderator Chuck Todd pointed out that Clinton supported the deal while secretary of state, then asked her whether she might support such agreements again if she were elected.
PolitiFact has looked at the issue before. We found Clinton made plenty of strongly supportive comments about the deal while negotiations were still ongoing.
Speaking in Australia in 2012, Clinton hailed the deal as "setting the gold standard."
"This TPP sets the gold standard in trade agreements to open free, transparent, fair trade, the kind of environment that has the rule of law and a level playing field," Clinton said. "And when negotiated, this agreement will cover 40 percent of the world's total trade and build in strong protections for workers and the environment."
Strong words for a deal that hadn't been completed yet. But it wasn’t just on that one occasion that Clinton was more than just hopeful about the deal’s impact.