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A Secret Trade Deal So Outrageous That Congress Isn't Even Allowed To Talk About It Publicly

One congressman did manage to say that he thought this international trade deal was "a punch in the face to the middle class of America ... but I’m not even allowed to tell you why.”*I mean, I just don't even.

A Secret Trade Deal So Outrageous That Congress Isn't Even Allowed To Talk About It Publicly

*That was Rep. Alan Grayson, if you're keeping track.


For more on the TPP, check out this Guardian article.

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