This is a very big problem. Thanks to rigged trade deals promoted by the Clinton/Bush/Obama administrations, there is a new globalist attack on US sovereignty, our jobs, and states' rights. India is asking the World Trade Organization (WTO) to authorize penalties against eight states' Buy America rules in renewable energy programs.
In a significant development, over 200 law and economics professors across the United States oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty and the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) because they grant new power to foreign corporations to sue the United States outside the regular court system.
Mitch McConnell told the Kentucky Farm Bureau this week that the TPP will not be acted on this year.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) has never expressed concern about trade deficits, an unfortunate neglect in his position as Ranking Minority Member of the Senate Finance Committee. He has also never expressed concern that his "yes" vote on the Korea trade agreement in 2011 resulted in a doubling of our trade deficit with that country.