Kern Pledges New Deal for Austria to Win Back Populist Voters

  • Chancellor pledges 200,000 jobs, TTIP veto, tax justice
  • Freedom Party riding high ahead of October presidential vote

Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said he’ll create 200,000 jobs, oppose trade agreements with the U.S. and Canada and fight tax breaks for U.S. companies as his government seeks to win back voters from the populist Freedom Party.

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