Economy Trump flips on trade pact, weighs rejoining Pacific-Rim deal Updated : April 13, 2018 06:29 AM IST Trump's request comes as he faces pressure from farm-state Republicans anxious that his protectionist trade policies could spiral into a trade war. Trump spent the 2016 presidential campaign ripping into the multi-national pact. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.