Obama vows to push for TPP in lame-duck session


President Barack Obama smiles with Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at a joint news conference at the White House

President Barack Obama on Tuesday said he looked forward to the effort to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnershi[p after the dust settles from the November presidential election and said analysts shouldn’t conclude the fight is over despite recent rhetoric on the campaign trail.

“Hopefully after the election is over and the dust settles, there will be more attention to the actual facts behind the deal and it won’t just be a political…football,” Obama said during a joint press conference with Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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