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Ag Secretary: Trump Should Consider Rejoining TPP

Trump's negotiating style can get us a better agreement, says Perdue

According to a report at the Washington Post, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told senators Tuesday that he’s encouraging President Trump to consider rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 11-nation trade deal the president pulled out of days after taking office.

Perdue’s comment is the latest mixed signal from the Trump administration over the TPP, which Trump recently told senators he’s open to rejoining, only to subsequently suggest over Twitter that he’s not.

“I would welcome us looking at rejoining the TPP,” Perdue said. “Again, I think the president’s negotiating style could possibly get an even a better agreement this time around.”

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