President Trump, in a surprising reversal, asked his advisers to look into rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact
Thursday, April 12, 2018 1:54 PM EST
President Trump told a gathering of farm state lawmakers and governors on Thursday morning that he was directing his advisers to look into rejoining the multicountry trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, as the White House tries to come up with ways to protect the agriculture sector, which could be badly hurt by the president’s trade policies.
Rejoining the trade pact would be a surprising change in policy for Mr. Trump, who long criticized the deal and withdrew from it last January, in his first major trade action.
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