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‘Clinton would probably tilt towards the left’“She may also choose someone with economics expertise as her vice president. Clinton is a pragmatist, and would probably tilt somewhat more to the left. We would probably see some fiscal stimulus, but nothing exaggerated.”
‘The climate for free trade currently isn’t that good in America’Cornelissen fears that either president may pursue a more protectionist agenda than has been followed by Obama. “The climate for free trade currently isn’t that good in America,” he says. “Protectionism is probably a vote winner, and Clinton has distanced herself from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Nevertheless, I would say the general trend would be for her not to push in an altogether not-too-protectionist agenda. She needs a positive economic agenda and explain what she would do as president.”
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