White House announces exit from TPP, warns of possible exit from NAFTA

Posted: January 22, 2017 in Uncategorized

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Trump confirms his previously stated intention to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and outlines the possibility of a withdrawal from NAFTA if partners to that agreement refuse a renegotiation.

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Source: The Duran, by Sergey Gladysh

Along with a new president comes a new White House website, complete with new information on the administration, its plans, and daily activities. As Donald Trump’s White House website went live shortly after the inauguration, some official policy details have been released.

For instance, here the list of Trump administration’s top issues:

The section on trade is particularly interesting, as it confirms Trump’s previously stated intentions to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and outlines the possibility of a withdrawal from NAFTA if partners to that agreement refuse a renegotiation.

Here is the what the text on trade reads:

This strategy starts by withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and making certain that any new…

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Comments
  1. Alan Scott says:

    Drone strikes! Bringing democracy to the world! How would the US react if another country targeted Wall Street, the Pentagon or the CIA HQ? Well, we know the answer to that, don’t we! But, as you say, sad to see Trump continuing the Obama legacy, after promising to end it.

  2. At least he seems genuine about his commitment to withdraw from TPP – that particular treaty would have devastating effects on New Zealand.

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