WASHINGTON, DC — House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) released the following statement after negotiators in the Trans-Pacific Partnership reached agreement.
“Today the administration announced there was an agreement reached in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, and I look forward to reviewing the text closely to ensure it follows the objectives Congress laid out in passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). TPP has the potential to increase American influence and provide access for American businesses to sell their products and services around the world. However, there are many complex issues involved in this agreement that require careful consideration to ensure that the outcome is beneficial for the U.S. economy and jobs. I am pleased the passage of TPA earlier this year will allow the public to fully review the text of TPP, and I look forward to receiving input from my constituents and other stakeholders.”