My colleague Phil English explained TPA and TPP today on today’s show, as Hillary Clinton continues her astonishing silence on this crucial part of the president’s agenda –the only part that has attracted widespread GOP support:
HH: Rarely do I ever talk to any of my law partners on the air, but today, I’ve talked to two. Judge Larson began the show talking about the FIFA scandal, because he’s a former federal prosecutor. And Phil English ends the show, former Congressman from the great state of Pennsylvania. I say that rarely, but I say it to Phil, because he’s from Erie, Pennsylvania, home of Camp Notre Dame, where I went as a child. And he’s a former member of the Ways and Means Committee, and he knows about TPA. Phil English, welcome to the Hugh Hewitt Show, great to have you.
PE: It’s a privilege to be on, Hugh.
HH: Well, let’s begin by making sure people understand that Erie is alive and kicking, and that you will represent Erie’s best interests on this radio show.
PE: Without question, and what that means is we need to have policies that encourage exports. Erie is a manufacturing town that produces manufactures that are export competitive. And if we’re going to rebuild the American economy, we need to have an export-oriented strategy. Continue Reading