23 Jan 2019 The president called the TPP “a rape of our country.” pulling the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation free-trade pact. Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Obama further maintained that the deal's provisions covering labor rights and 8 Mar 2018 The U.S. pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership last year. Shoppers explore the goods on display in Ha Giang, Vietnam. Trade ministers from the remaining 11 signatories to the agreement descended on But the deal also drew plenty of detractors from the left — including labor union leaders, Sen. 19 May 2017 The rescue operation to give the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) a second labor law changes that help with trade agreement compliance.