I am announcing that we will launch talks on a comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union

from President Barack Obama – State of the Union 2013 on Rap Genius


The government claims:
“The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is envisioned as an ambitious, high-standard trade and investment agreement that would provide significant benefit in terms of promoting U.S. international competitiveness, jobs, and growth.”

HOWEVER, the BBC’s Marketplace reported on the day after the speech that this “partnership” was really about forcing Europe to accept genetically modified food, which many places in the continent have so far resisted

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