Sanders Denounces TPP, Vows to Stop It from Passing in Senate

by Ashley Curtin, Nation of Change, October 9, 2015

Heading back out on the campaign trail this weekend with a stop in Tucson, Arizona and Boulder, Colorado, Bernie Sanders recently spoke out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement reached between the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations, calling it a “disastrous” trade deal.

Sanders, who issued a statement on Monday, said that while he was “disappointed” with the decision to move forward with the TPP, he was “not surprised.”

“Wall Street and other big corporations have won again,” Sanders said in a press release on his campaign website Bernie 2016. “It is time for the rest of us to stop letting multi-national corporations rig the system to pad their profits at our expense.”

He went on to denounce the agreement by saying it will not only hurt consumers, but the TPP will cost millions of American their jobs as they will be outsourced to various other nations….

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