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New DNC Chair Perez Supported Obama's TPP 'Trade' Deal

Another Useless Eater: New DNC Chair Perez Supported Obama's TPP 'Trade' Deal | 03 July 2016 | Labor Secretary Tom Perez, a potential Democratic vice presidential pick, isn't backing down from his support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the trade deal corporate takeover opposed by Hillary Clinton. The debate over trade has roiled the Democratic Party, with President Barack Obama and many congressional leaders supporting the agreement and both Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders opposing it. The position is a reversal of sorts for Clinton, who has traditionally supported trade deals and spoke favorably of the TPP when she was secretary of state.