It's Touch and Go for the Biggest Trade Deal in History

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President Obama has been negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership with 11 Asian-Pacific countries, although details are secret. He calls it a vital opening to Asian markets that are key to American prosperity. Having negotiated since 2009, the President wants it as part of his legacy, and he's asking Congress to re-authorize so-called "fast track" authority. Most Republicans agree -- but his own party is sharply divided. Elizabeth Warren and other progressives see a giveaway of national sovereignty with billions of taxpayer dollars going to multi-national corporations. Labor leaders and environmentalists call it NAFTA on steroids. We hear both sides.

Credits

Guests:
Bernie Sanders - US Senate (I-VT) - @SenSanders, Gary Hufbauer - Peterson Institute for International Economics - @PIIE_com, Harold Meyerson - Editor, The American Prospect; and Columnist - @haroldmeyerson, Caitlin Webber - Bloomberg - @caitlinwebber

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Benjamin Gottlieb, Andrea Brody, Katie Cooper