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John Fleming on Free Trade

 

 


TPP means open season on American jobs

Rep. John Fleming, R-Minden, saw the Trans-Pacific Partnership as "open season to bring in as many foreign workers as possible" to take American jobs, he said at a forum Tuesday night. He earlier had criticized it for too few intellectual property protections and an attack on the American textile industry.
Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune on 2016 Louisiana Senate race , Aug 10, 2016

No to Ex-im bank; No to fast-track

Source: Ballotpedia.org coverage of 2016 Louisiana Senate race , Jun 12, 2015

Rated 50% by the USAE, indicating a mixed record on trade.

Fleming scores 50% by USA*Engage on trade issues

Ratings by USA*Engage indicate support for trade engagement or trade sanctions. The organization's self-description: "USA*Engage is concerned about the proliferation of unilateral foreign policy sanctions at the federal, state and local level. Despite the fact that broad trade-based unilateral sanctions rarely achieve our foreign policy goals, they continue to have political appeal. Unilateral sanctions give the impression that the United States is 'doing something,' while American workers, farmers and businesses absorb the costs."

VoteMatch scoring for the USA*Engage ratings is as follows :

Source: USA*Engage 2011-2012 ratings on Congress and politicians 2012-USAE on Dec 31, 2012

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