(CBS News) The Democrats' vice presidential candidate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, is reversing course on his support for the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) a day after Hillary Clinton announced him as her running mate.
A Clinton aide confirmed to CBS News that Kaine had made a private commitment to Clinton that he would now oppose TPP, falling in line with the former secretary of state's declared view on the trade deal.
Previously, Kaine had voted for "fast tracking" authority in the Senate, which would speed trade deals like the TPP through Congress.
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And of TPP itself, Kaine had seemed to defend the 12-nation trade pact in an interview with The Intercept earlier this week.
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