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The TPP will increase annual real incomes in the United States by $131 billion, or 0.5 percent of GDP, and annual exports by $357 billion, or 9.1 percent of exports, over baseline projections by 2030, when the agreement is nearly fully implemented. Annual income gains by 2030 will be $492 billion for the world. ...the agreement will raise US wages but is not projected to change US employment levels; it will slightly increase “job churn” (movements of jobs between firms) and impose adjustment costs on some workers.

However, researchers at the Global Development And Environment Institute stated in a separate report published in January of 2016:

The benefits to economic growth are even smaller than those projected with full-employment models, and are negative for Japan and the United States. More important, we find that the TPP will likely lead to losses in employment and increases in inequality

According to the Global Development And Environment Institute report, if there are more people who are unemployed in one or more of the countries involved in TPP and labor is cheaper in those countries, jobs will naturally shift towards those countries.  The United States has a very low unemployment rate and labor is more expensive (wages are higher), so the lower cost jobs will slowly migrate to other countries within the TPP agreement. However the United States has a growing population of higher skilled workers that would not fill these jobs and the U.S. economy will naturally shift towards these types of jobs.      
Petri, Peter, and Michael Plummer. "The Economic Effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership: New Estimates." Working Paper 16.2 (2016): 1-33. Jan. 2016. Web. 2 Feb. 2017.
Capaldo, Jeronim, and Alex Izurieta. "Trading Down: Unemployment, Inequality and Other Risks of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement." Working Paper 16.01 (2016): 1-24. Global Development And Environment Institute, Jan. 2016. Web. 2 Feb. 2017.
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Krieg, Gregory. "14 of Trump's Most Outrageous 'birther' Claims -- Half from after 2011." CNN. Cable News Network, 16 Sept. 2016. Web. 16 Jan. 2017.
Adair, Bill. "From Whispers to the White House Briefing Room: The Tale of the Birth Certificate." PolitiFact. Tampa Bay Times, 27 Apr. 2011. Web. 24 Jan. 2017.
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With Trump’s knowledge, executives funneled the cash for the Cuba trip through an American consulting firm called Seven Arrows Investment and Development Corp. Once the business consultants traveled to the island and incurred the expenses for the venture, Seven Arrows instructed senior officers with Trump’s company—then called Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts—how to make it appear legal by linking it after the fact to a charitable effort.

     
Eichenwald, Kurt. "Donald Trump's Company Violated the U.S. Embargo against Cuba." Newsweek. N.p., 26 Nov. 2016. Web. 20 Dec. 2016.
[post_title] => Company Controlled By Trump Secretly Conducted Business In Cuba During Embargo [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => company-controlled-trump-secretly-conducted-business-cuba [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-06-17 02:50:35 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-06-17 02:50:35 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=949 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [3] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1757 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-03-15 01:48:06 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-03-15 01:48:06 [post_content] => Administrative costs for healthcare "constituted some 30 percent of U.S. health-care costs and that the share of the health-care labor force comprising administrative (as opposed to care delivery) workers had grown 50 percent to constitute more than one of every four health-sector employees." Compared to other countries, administrative costs for healthcare are very high.  Data from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows the U.S. having the highest percentage of total healthcare spending from administrative costs:

Admin costs in U.S. health care are the highest in the developed world. They account for over 8% of spending in the sector.  Globally, health care systems spend about 3% on average on administration.  'Private insurance generates a relatively high share of total administrative expenditure,' the report's authors explained, noting that admin costs are generally lower when governments manage health care coverage.

     
Pfeffer, Jeffrey. "The Reason Health Care Is So Expensive: Insurance Companies."Bloomberg.com. Bloomberg, 10 Apr. 2013. Web. 14 Mar. 2017.
"Health Expenditure and Financing." Health Status. OECD.stat, n.d. Web. 14 Mar. 2017.
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Uberoi, Namrata, Kenneth Finegold, and Emily Gee. "ASPE News." ASPE Office of Health Policy (2016): n. pag. ASPE.hhs.gov. Department Of Health and Human Services, Mar. 2016. Web. 4 Feb. 2017.
[post_title] => Estimated 20 Million More People Are Covered By Health Insurance Under Affordable Care Act [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => estimated-20-million-people-covered-health-insurance-affordable-care-act [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-06-21 04:05:41 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-06-21 04:05:41 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1436 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [5] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2223 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-07-29 20:44:20 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-07-29 20:44:20 [post_content] => CO2 levels in the air have risen dramatically since the late 19th century, from below 300 ppm (parts per million) to well over 400 ppm in the last 150 years.  The Keeling Curve, which tracks CO2 concentration levels in the air, utilizes readings from frozen ice cores in glaciers before 1958.  Continuous air measurements began at an observatory in Hawaii (Mauna Loa) in 1958. [caption id="attachment_2224" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] SOURCE: Scripps Institution of Oceanography (See Below Citations)[/caption]   2016 global average surface temperatures were also the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, with 16 of the 17 warmest years on record occurring since 2001. [post_title] => Concentration Of CO2 In The Air Has Risen Dramatically Since Late 19th Century From Below 300 Parts Per Million To Above 400 Parts Per Million, With The Largest Jump In The Last 70 Years [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => concentration-co2-air-risen-dramatically-since-late-19th-century-300-parts-per-million-400-parts-per-million-largest-jump-last-70-years [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-07-29 20:44:20 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-29 20:44:20 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2223 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [6] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2442 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-12-09 14:44:05 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-12-09 14:44:05 [post_content] => "Over the last two-and-a-half years, crude oil and hazardous materials pipelines across the U.S. busted at a rate of more than once per day, through corrosion, floods, lightning, vehicles and vandals.'   [caption id="attachment_2443" align="aligncenter" width="1066"] SOURCE: High Country News (See Below Citations)[/caption] [post_title] => Oil Pipelines Across The U.S. Spill/Leak More Than Once Per Day On Average [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => oil-pipelines-across-u-s-spillleak-per-day-average [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-12-09 14:44:06 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-12-09 14:44:06 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2442 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [7] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1130 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-01-27 01:21:56 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-01-27 01:21:56 [post_content] => Confirmation hearings for several Cabinet positions were scheduled during overlapping times, as was Trump's first press conference in months.  This situation will "make it impossible for a number of senators to attend the full hearings of all the committees they serve on", limiting oversight and transparency of Cabinet appointments.      
Joseph, Cameron. "GOP Plans Expedited Hearings to Confirm Trump Cabinet Picks." NY Daily News. N.p., 06 Jan. 2017. Web. 21 Jan. 2017.
[post_title] => Cabinet Position Confirmation Hearings Scheduled During Overlapping Times, Prohibiting Some Senators From Attending Full Hearings [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => confirmation-hearings-scheduled-overlapping-times-prohibiting-senators-attending-full-hearings [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-06-18 20:36:22 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-06-18 20:36:22 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1130 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [8] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2351 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-09-16 15:17:42 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-16 15:17:42 [post_content] => According to a declassified report by the CIA, FBI, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, "Russia carried out a comprehensive cyber campaign to sabotage the U.S. presidential election, an operation that was ordered by Russian President Vladi­mir Putin and ultimately sought to help elect Donald Trump." The report also "concluded with 'high confidence' that Russian intelligence services penetrated numerous computer systems tied to U.S. political parties and then “relayed” the email troves to WikiLeaks." Read the declassified report here. Homeland Security's head of cybersecurity Jeanette Manfra said "We saw a targeting of [voter registration rolls in] 21 states and an exceptionally small number of them were actually successfully penetrated." [post_title] => U.S. Intelligence Agencies Confirm Russian "Cyber Campaign To Sabotage the U.S. Presidential Election" And "Help Elect Donald Trump"; Russians Successfully Penetrated Voter Registration Rolls [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => u-s-intelligence-agencies-confirm-russian-cyber-campaign-sabotage-u-s-presidential-election-help-elect-donald-trump [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-02-16 15:26:35 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-02-16 15:26:35 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2351 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [9] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1150 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-01-27 01:59:57 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-01-27 01:59:57 [post_content] => According to Trump's campaign chair, women and minorities are unqualified to be Vice President, hence why the campaign decided to "pick a white man for VP" because "anything else would be 'pandering.'"      
Lind, Dara. "Trump Campaign Chair: We’ll Pick a White Man for VP. Anything Else Would Be “pandering.”." Vox.com. N.p., 26 May 2016. Web. 16 Jan. 2017.
[post_title] => Women And Minorities Were Not Qualified To Be Trump's Vice President According To Campaign Chair [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => women-minorities-not-qualified-trumps-vice-president-according-campaign-chair [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-06-18 18:49:49 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-06-18 18:49:49 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1150 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) ) [post_count] => 10 [current_post] => -1 [in_the_loop] => [post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1428 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-03 04:30:20 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-03 04:30:20 [post_content] => Research is unclear at to whether the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement, which was recently blocked by President Trump, will positively or negatively affect job growth, wages, income, and exports. The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) published a study in January of 2016 that noted:

The TPP will increase annual real incomes in the United States by $131 billion, or 0.5 percent of GDP, and annual exports by $357 billion, or 9.1 percent of exports, over baseline projections by 2030, when the agreement is nearly fully implemented. Annual income gains by 2030 will be $492 billion for the world. ...the agreement will raise US wages but is not projected to change US employment levels; it will slightly increase “job churn” (movements of jobs between firms) and impose adjustment costs on some workers.

However, researchers at the Global Development And Environment Institute stated in a separate report published in January of 2016:

The benefits to economic growth are even smaller than those projected with full-employment models, and are negative for Japan and the United States. More important, we find that the TPP will likely lead to losses in employment and increases in inequality

According to the Global Development And Environment Institute report, if there are more people who are unemployed in one or more of the countries involved in TPP and labor is cheaper in those countries, jobs will naturally shift towards those countries.  The United States has a very low unemployment rate and labor is more expensive (wages are higher), so the lower cost jobs will slowly migrate to other countries within the TPP agreement. However the United States has a growing population of higher skilled workers that would not fill these jobs and the U.S. economy will naturally shift towards these types of jobs.      
Petri, Peter, and Michael Plummer. "The Economic Effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership: New Estimates." Working Paper 16.2 (2016): 1-33. Jan. 2016. Web. 2 Feb. 2017.
Capaldo, Jeronim, and Alex Izurieta. "Trading Down: Unemployment, Inequality and Other Risks of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement." Working Paper 16.01 (2016): 1-24. Global Development And Environment Institute, Jan. 2016. Web. 2 Feb. 2017.
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