Clinton breaks silence on trade deal

June 14, 2015 11:43 PM (UTC+8)

 

(From Reuters)

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said drug companies that would benefit from a Pacific trade pact should sell their products to the U.S. government at a discount in her strongest comments yet on an issue that has divided her party.

Clinton’s comments amount to an implicit rebuke of President Barack Obama’s efforts to secure the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and a nod toward liberal critics of the deal as she campaigns to win the Democratic nomination for the November 2016 presidential election. Read more

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