President Trump signed an executive order outlining his plan to withdraw the U.S. from the trade deal Monday, and here’s Polis’s reaction.
— Jared Polis (@jaredpolis) January 23, 2017
We remember when the Sierra Club launched a large-scale ad campaign to pressure Polis into opposing the trade deal because they claim it would worsen climate change.
And one could not flip through the Boulder Camera and other newspaper’s letters to the editors without seeing angry letters from his constituents urging him to oppose the deal.
Now that Trump has done the deal, did the Sierra Club give him any credit for it? Of course not, they actually took the credit.
From Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune:
“Of course President Trump is giving himself credit for withdrawing from the defunct TPP, but the truth is that the deal was beaten by years of organizing from a broad, international coalition and millions of Americans who rejected corporate trade and fought against its threats to our families and our climate.”
Just a reminder, that “corporate trade” and “threats to our families and our climate was former President Obama’s signature trade deal.