Trump attacks Clinton on trade deal
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Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpLincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' Pence: Chief Justice Roberts 'has been a disappointment to conservatives' Twitter bans Trump campaign until it deletes tweet with COVID-19 misinformation MORE on Wednesday accused Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPence: Chief Justice Roberts 'has been a disappointment to conservatives' Top federal official says more details coming on foreign election interference The Hill's Campaign Report: COVID-19 puts conventions in flux  MORE, his Democratic opponent, of hiding her true beliefs on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the controversial trade deal that has put Democrats in hot water.

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"Her VP is one of the biggest proponents of TPP and now he's against it? Bernie SandersBernie SandersProgressives soaring after big primary night 'Absolutely incredible': Ocasio-Cortez congratulates Cori Bush on upset victory over Lacy Clay Sanders supporters launch six-figure ad campaign explaining why they're voting for Biden MORE was right. He was against it," Trump said to reporters at an appearance at his hotel in Doral, Fla., referring to Clinton's running mate, Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineEx-USAID employee apologizes, denies sending explosive tweets USAID appointee alleges 'rampant anti-Christian sentiment' at agency Frustration builds as negotiators struggle to reach COVID-19 deal MORE (D-Va.).

"The day she gets in, which hopefully will never happen, she will approve TPP and that will be another disaster."

Trump repeated his argument that Clinton, who had supported the trade deal as secretary of State, only switched her stance on the issue because of his opposition.

Clinton had faced significant pressure from the Democratic grassroots to come out against the TPP, and the issue has become a pivotal one for Sanders supporters who are still holding out their support.

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) stirred the pot when he told Politico Tuesday that Clinton would change her mind and support the trade deal once in office. He later backtracked, saying he only hoped she would support it.

Sanders supporters protesting Clinton's nomination came to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week armed with anti-TPP signs, underscoring their concern about the issue.