Clinton Faces Tough Road Ahead With TPP Opposition

By Alex Lawson (July 7, 2016, 7:28 PM EDT) -- Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's soft opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership — a deal she formerly championed — has placed her in a difficult position, given the rising anti-trade sentiment from both her Republican opponent and from influential voices in her own party.

Clinton spent years extolling the virtues of the nascent TPP while heading up the State Department under President Barack Obama, leading most observers to think she will eventually walk back her criticisms. But getting back to a position where she can fully endorse the deal will not be easy, according to Georgetown University professor Marc L. Busch....

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