Jeff Sessions: TPP Cedes U.S. Sovereignty Permanently To New Authority: "Same Language Used To Start EU"


Sen. Jeff Sessions warns that giving the president authority to "fast-track" international trade agreements through Congress will open the door for three massive treaties which will override U.S. sovereignty on a multitude of issues. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), and Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) remain shrouded in secret.

JEFF SESSIONS: It will be a "living agreement," and that means that the entity itself, the commission, will then be entitled to make it say different things.

Eliminate provisions it doesn't like, add provisions it does like...

It is a breathtaking event. It says it is "to promote the international movement of people, services and products," basically the same language used to start the European Union.

In fact I have referred to it as a nascent European Union. I don't think that is far off base...

What about this "union," what kind of powers are we talking about? I am of the belief that since the president hasn't been a strong advocate of trade, and his supporters, many of them oppose this kind of a trade agreement, I'm beginning to believe that the primary part of his understanding of the importance of this legislation -- why he is breaking arms and heads over it -- is this union. This international commission that has powers that he believes will allow him to advance agendas.

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