White House calls Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal the 'core of our Asia policy'; acknowledges that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigned for it though now opposes it - @margbrennan
White House press secretary says it's 'easy to poke fun at the chaos' after House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy drops bid to be speaker; but says challenge for GOP remains the same, that a minority 'extreme' is dividing party - @PamelaMPrah
President Obama, speaking at White House 'Summit on Worker Voice': 'The middle class itself was built on a union label. And that middle class that was built was the engine of our prosperity' - @cam_joseph
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