Radio Times

The TPP: an explainer and the reactions

August 4, 2016

Guests: William Mauldin, Diana Mutz

At last week’s Democratic National Convention, many anti-Hillary delegates waved signs protesting the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.  Candidate Trump has also decried the agreement saying it would cause American jobs to be shipped overseas.  On today’s show we’ll get an explainer on the deal, why it’s become so controversial, and why Obama has been a continued champion with The Wall Street Journal’s WILLIAM MAULDIN. Then we’ll discuss how the public’s opinion of the TPP is shaped and why it’s caused anxiety among many voters when we talk with DIANA MUTZ political scientist from the University of Pennsylvania.

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