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Trump's Whipsaw TPP Reversal Easier Said Than Done

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 8:18 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump has directed his top advisers to consider rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a deal he previously called a “continuing rape” of the U.S. economy as he abandoned it last year, but the move is fraught with legal, procedural and political hurdles that may prevent him from reversing course.

Months after he flirted with revisiting the TPP during a speech in Davos, Switzerland, Trump emerged from a meeting with Republican lawmakers with a specific directive to consider climbing back into the deal he terminated just...
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