- Associated Press - Friday, May 8, 2015

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) - Activists opposed to President Barack Obama’s push for a trans-Pacific trade deal protested outside Nike headquarters as the president was inside giving a speech.

The Oregonian https://bit.ly/1DWGzbH reports more than 50 protesters from various groups gathered outside the Nike campus Friday morning.

They used loudspeakers to chant slogans urging Congress not to give Obama fast-track authority to complete a 12-nation Trans-Pacific trade agreement.

The protesters said such an agreement would only benefit large corporations like Nike.

Obama traveled to Nike headquarters to pitch his plans for the trade deal.

He is finishing up a two-day visit to Oregon.

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Information from: The Oregonian, https://www.oregonlive.com


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