50% chance of TPP getting through US Congress
28 October, 2016: There is an almost even chance that the TPP will get through the US congress as the Obama administration ‘works the phones’, The Australian reports.
Former top economics adviser to Vice-President Joe Biden and TPP critic Jared Bernstein said the probability of the TPP passing is “a lot higher than the conventional wisdom on the street” and that the current administration is working hard with a "full-court press behind the scenes”. Read the article here (behind a paywall).
We can’t afford to be complacent here in Australia in the hope that the TPP won’t make it in the US. Today is the last day to make a submission to the TPP Senate inquiry - click here to find out how.