Ruling the roost

“If we don’t write the rules for trade around the world, guess what? China will”

Obama delivers remarks after meeting with local youth and law enforcement officials at the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden, New Jersey

Barack Obama

President Barack Obama tells workers at Nike headquarters why it is so important for the US to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), his free trade initiative with 12 nations (but not China). Many in his own Democratic Party oppose the trade pact, fearing it will lead to more offshoring of jobs and weaker regulation.

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