Details of controversial Pacific trade deal are released

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, White House press secretary Josh Earnest uses a graphic to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington. Officials released details of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Details of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal released Thursday set the stage for a raucous debate in the U.S. Congress but also may provide reassurances to those who worried the agreement could gut protections for the environment, public health and labor.

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