And Adam Green, founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) said in a press statement: “in advance Clinton’s economic speech Thursday […] we expect her to keep the volume high on numerous top progressive priorities.”

“In fact, the best way for Clinton and Kaine to win support from Republican voters is by keeping the volume high on progressive bread-and-butter economic issues that are popular with Republican, Independent, and Democratic voters,” Green added. “For that reason, it is important for Clinton to consistently make clear that she opposes the TPP, including in a lame-duck Congress.”

PCCC and other progressive groups are circulating several petitions that demand Clinton push the White House to oppose a lame-duck vote on the controversial trade deal.

Social change network CREDO Action also put together a video compilation of Clinton’s own statements against the TPP—featuring speeches Clinton has given from October 2015 to July 2016—demanding she support her words with concrete action.

Many progressives, however, harbor doubts about the legitimacy of Clinton’s promises: “Along with [Terry] McAuliffe, who is the governor of Virginia, Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue has said she will reverse herself,” Johnson notes. “And it was Clinton delegates who blocked putting specific TPP opposition in the Democratic platform. So yes, there is a credibility problem.”

Clinton campaign officials later attempted to distance the former secretary of state from McAuliffe’s comments.

In contrast to Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein have both made opposition to the TPP a central tenet of their respective campaigns.

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