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For Immediate Release

Press Release

Obama Needs to Take TPP Off the Table

WASHINGTON -

PCCC ON OBAMA PUSHING FOR TPP AT THIS WEEK’S G-20 & ASEAN SUMMITS:

“President Obama’s misguided insistence on a lame-duck vote for the Trans-Pacific Partnership is threatening to tarnish his legacy and cause lasting political harm to Democrats with voters.

“It’s time for President Obama join with Hillary Clinton, other Democratic leaders, and the public in opposition to the TPP and take this corporate-written agreement off the table so that Democrats up and down the ballot can’t be outflanked by Republicans on this important economic issue.” -- Adam Green co-founder, Progressive Change Campaign Committee

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The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (BoldProgressives.org) is a million-member grassroots organization building power at the local, state and federal levels. It engages in electoral work and issue advocacy work -- fighting on democracy issues and for economic populist priorities like expanding Social Security, Medicare For All, a Green New Deal, student debt cancellation, and Wall Street reform. PCCC has been a proud supporter of Elizabeth Warren since her first run for Senate and was the first national political organization to endorse her for president in the 2020 election.

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