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Gov. Terry McAuliffe Hints at Clinton Flip-Flop on TPP

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By    |   Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016 11:41 AM

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe stepped in it Tuesday night at the Democratic Convention when he said his longtime pal Hillary Clinton would change her mind on TPP after a few tweaks, Politico reported.

"[Clinton] was in support of it," Politico quoted McAuliffe saying. "There were specific things in it she wants fixed."

That was a newsflash, and since Clinton has campaigned against the Trans-Pacific Partnership, chaos over the Virginia governor's comments ensued, according to Politico.

McAuliffe's spokesman walked back the comments, saying that's what the governor would like Clinton to do.

Clinton campaign chair John Podesta tweeted that McAuliffe is "flat wrong:"


Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort seized on the opportunity with a tweet:


Trump then said early Wednesday:

For Bernie Sanders supporters, it was another scab that got picked at a convention full of them, especially on TPP, the opposition to which did not make it into the party platform. 

"I have no confidence [Clinton's] against TPP," Sanders delegate Christine Pellegrino told Politico.

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe stepped in it Tuesday night at the Democratic Convention when he said his longtime pal Hillary Clinton would change her mind on TPP after a few tweaks, Politico reported.
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