Keith Ellison: I Give Donald Trump Credit For Reading ‘political Tea Leaves’ On TPP

Keith Ellison: I give Donald Trump credit for reading ‘political tea leaves’ on TPP

Rep. Keith Ellison said Tuesday that Americans who opposed the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and not necessarily President Trump, deserve the credit for the United States’ formal withdrawal from the trade pact.
“I’m pleased that the American people, over the course of years, raised up the problems with TPP, and I’m glad that their voices got heard, even if it was by somebody who cynically manipulated the issue for their own political advantage,” Mr. Ellison, Minnesota Democrat, said on CNN’s “New Day.”
“I give him credit for being a reader of the political tea leaves,” said Mr. Ellison, who …

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