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Obama promises Trans Pacific Partnership text

The text of the Trans Pacific Partnership remains secret at the moment, but President Barack Obama intends to present it to the public in November.

According to Reuters, POTUS’ remarks were made on Friday after discussing the timeline with New Zealand prime minister John Key during a visit to Washington.

President Obama is planning a November visit to Asia after the USA’s November 4 mid-term elections, on a trip that will take in the G20 summit in Australia on November 15 and 16.

A commitment to release the text might take some of the heat out of the debate, and help damp down anti-TPP feeling among Democrats ahead of the mid-terms.

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