Trump to kill TPP, coal & fracking regs on 1st day


The Trans-Pacific Partnership [previously], a multinational trade agreement eliminating barriers across the Pacific in an effort to contain China’s economic power, will be one of the first casualties of the Trump administration, the President-elect announced today.

Also on the chopping block will be regulations on coal and fracking, and a new policy mandating two regulations be struck down for each new one adopted.

Trump too the unusual step of making his announcement in the form of a video on his Transition 2017 website:

A Message from President-Elect Donald J. Trump

Program notes:

The President-elect shares an update on the Presidential Transition, an outline of some of his policy plans for the first 100 days, and his day one executive actions.

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One response to “Trump to kill TPP, coal & fracking regs on 1st day

  1. Pingback: Japan’s Abe says TPP meaningless without the U.S. | eats shoots 'n leaves

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