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Washington Post Goes to Bat for Tobacco and Pharmaceutical Industry in the TPP

An article reporting on Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell's statement that he will not bring up the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in a lame duck session of Congress, the Post asserted: "Some Republican lawmakers typically inclined to support trade deals have objected to some provisions in the TPP that could hurt tobacco and pharmaceutical companies." Actually, there are no provisions in the deal as now written that "hurt" tobacco and pharmaceutical companies.
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