That withdrawal is consistent with campaign promises Trump made. The real estate mogul ran on a platform of anti-globalization policies and vowing to create fairer trade deals for American workers.ADDED: What was Hillary Clinton's position on the TPP? Can you remember? When the question occurred to me, I knew I'd have to look it up, looking it up, I feel relief that I don't have to click through and try to absorb the complicated, changeable, unbelievable position/positions/whatever-it-was:
January 23, 2017
"President Donald Trump's first executive action on Monday will be to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal..."
"... two sources familiar with matter told CNN."