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New England Council CEO Says Region's Exporters Fear Fallout From TPP Withdrawal05:05

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President Donald Trump has long spoken out against free trade agreements, saying they're bad for U.S. workers. On Monday, he signed an executive order pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

He also promised to renegotiate North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, the trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

James Brett, president and CEO of the New England Council, joined Morning Edition to discuss whether the president's stance on trade agreements could impact the economy in New England.

This segment aired on January 24, 2017.


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