Obama Heads to Nike Headquarters to Promote Trade Deal

The president was in Oregon to push the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would be the largest trade agreement the U.S. has joined in two decades.
1:30 | 05/08/15

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President Obama selling X rated green and it Nike's headquarters and organ today. He used language they're familiar whip so let's just do what. Those programs. The trans Pacific partnership or TPP. Would be the largest trade agreement the US is joined in over two decades eleven countries in the US but it's not an easy sell. And critics slam the president for promoting trade at an American company that employees the vast majority of its workers overseas. But today ninety announce it this trade deals approved. The companies pledging to create 101000. Jobs here in the US far more Nike products would be made in the USA. President Obama's pushing congress to give in what's called fast track authority. Which allow him ascend trade deals to congress without any amendments. But some Democrats are fiercely opposed they're like. Bourbon on liberals are concerned about losing American jobs overseas and weaken environmental and labor standards. On traded. I expect. Some my dearest friends are all it's the highest standard most progressive trade deal in history. President Obama said at the US doesn't write the rules of global trade China will and do it no way that gives them the upper hand. Karen Travers ABC news Washington.

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