President Obama was aggressive towards fellow Democrats who voiced skepticism about the deal. Hillary Clinton was one of those who designed it, considered it the gold standard, then has since started opposing it as she runs for office, although my suspicions are that she will be in favor of it again once in office, if she makes it there.
But the TPP is a bad deal that hurts people, much like NAFTA. It will likely be detrimental to the country as a whole, and despite his strong criticisms, President Obama is wrong about this deal.
Please click on the link below for a short video illustrating why, exactly, this is such a bad deal:
The TPP In 2 Minutes & Why It’s The Worst Trade Deal You’ve Never Heard Of by Arjun Walia, October 17, 2015: