Rep. Sander Levin said the TPP deal is not right for America. The leading House Democrat on trade policy said he opposes the TPP, underscoring the hostile political environment. He said he doesn’t support the TPP in its current form because it contains insufficient provisions to protect labor, lacks binding rules to prevent currency manipulation, and could ease the movement of the auto industry from his home state of Michigan to Mexico.
“To not get it right is to get it wrong, and this TPP, as negotiated, is not right for America,” Mr. Levin said. “My position has never been no TPP, my position has been we have to address these very major issues that I outlined a year ago,” Levin said. …Read More →