Sanders: Trade Policies Have Been ‘Disaster’ for American Worker

“A lot of corporations that shut down here moved abroad,” Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders tells NBC News’ “Meet the Press,” adding that voters must“contrast my consistency and my willingness to stand up to Wall Street and corporations” with Hillary Clinton’s.

  • Says he has voted against trade deals, including NAFTA and CAFTA
  • “From day one, I opposed the Keystone Pipeline because I believe that if you’re serious about climate change, you don’t encourage the excavation and transportation of very dirty oil”
  • NOTE: Earlier, Clinton voiced her opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, after being generally supportive of deal during her four years working in President Barack Obama’s administration
    • She only recently announced her opposition to TransCanada’s pipeline project
Related Story: Hillary Clinton Comes Out Against TPP

Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. LEARN MORE