Tag: Obamatrade

Phyllis Schlafly on 2016: America Won’t Get Another Chance

With just hours left to go before Iowa caucus goers cast their votes, living legend and conservative icon Phyllis Schlalfy warns Iowa voters: 2016 may be America’s last chance. “Our immigration policy has been anti-American, decade after decade, and the

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Fox News’s Rupert Murdoch Endorsed Obamatrade

Donald Trump’s decision not to participate in the Fox News debate has shined a spotlight on the advocacy efforts and undisclosed conflict of interests of the news network’s founder, Rupert Murdoch. These advocacy efforts may perhaps explain some of the motivations underlying the network’s treatment of the GOP frontrunner.

Exclusive — Jeff Sessions: ‘Clarity of Donald Trump’s Position’ on Trade Is ‘Right’ as Americans Lose Jobs Overseas

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the intellectual leader of the modern conservative movement and the catalyst behind much of the rise of nationalist populism in this election cycle, told Breitbart News exclusively that he thinks there’s much about 2016 GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump for voters to like when it comes to the issue of trade negotiations.

Donald Trump Nukes Obamatrade

In Tuesday nights’s Republican debate, Donald Trump further distinguished himself from the other top-polling GOP presidential candidates by expressing his adamant opposition to the massive 5,554-page TransPacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

John Kasich: TPP Trade Deal ‘Critical’

GOP presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich came out in support of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement during the fourth GOP primary debate hosted by Fox Business, saying the deal is “critical.”

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Dr. Ben Carson Signals Openness To Obamatrade’s Pacific Rim Trade Deal

This is the first time Carson himself has weighed in on Obamatrade, and the move comes after his spokesman Doug Watts previously told the Wall Street Journal he was open to it. Watts told the WSJ the day after President Barack Obama’s White House released the 5,544-page, 100-pound, several-feet-high-when-printed-out trade deal that Carson “believes the agreement does help to level the playing field in key markets and is important to improve our ties to trading partners in Asia as a counterbalance to China’s influence in the region.”

Politico: Ryan Seeks Coronation

House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) will not run for the House Speakership unless conservatives surrender “unconditionally” to him, Politico reports citing sources close to Ryan.

Report: Obamatrade Undermines Intellectual Property, Crushes Freedom of Expression

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 other countries contains a chapter on intellectual property rights that could impact freedom of expression, according to The Guardian. This news comes after Breitbart News reported there is a controversial chapter on immigration law within the Trade in Services Act (TiSA), another part of President Obama’s trade pact.

Obama: Pacific Trade Deal ‘Most Progressive’ Deal Ever

But President Obama acknowledges that certain economic trends would continue in spite of the deal, including lower wages for American workers and currency manipulation. He also admitted that currency manipulation rules wouldn’t be enforceable under the deal, even though labor standards and environmental standards would be enforceable.