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The TPP is Officially Dead

Trans-Pacific Partnership deal killed by President Trump --->

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President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday to withdraw from the globalist Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that would’ve seen multinational corporations subvert American sovereignty through secret tribunals that could manufacture trade regulations without congressional approval.

The order was likely a symbolic gesture since the deal was already dead.

TPP was designed to increase economic globalization, which would hurt American workers who have already been displaced by foreign outsourcing.

President Trump has already proved that he will deliver on his many campaign promises, chief among them is putting America first in terms of trade.

Read more about this below (via Chicago Tribune):

President Donald Trump began recasting America’s role in the global economy Monday, canceling an agreement for a sweeping trade deal with Asia that he once called a “potential disaster.”

Trump signed the executive order formally ending the United States’ participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership in the Oval Office after discussing American manufacturing with business leaders in the Roosevelt Room. The order was largely symbolic – the deal was already essentially dead in Congress – but served to signal that Trump’s tough talk on trade during the campaign will carry over to his new administration.

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Benjamin Knight, the founder of We the Vigilant, was born in Engelwood, New Jersey and is a freelance writer and citizen journalist who is dedicated to fighting back against radical Marxist "Social Justice Warriors" and globalists. In his free time, Knight enjoys triggering leftists, shooting guns and being an American. He hosts the website’s flagship podcast, The Maverick, which is uploaded Thursdays right here on WeTheVigilant.com

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