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Citing impending ‘catastrophe,’ WAWG joins call for Trump to rejoin TPP
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Citing impending ‘catastrophe,’ WAWG joins call for Trump to rejoin TPP
The Washington Association of Wheat Growers are urging President Donald Trump to re-enter the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying the losses without being part of the trade deal would be “catastrophic.”

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Wheat industry increases push to convince Trump administration to re-enter TPP
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