June 20, 2015

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

House passes 'fast track' trade bill (Susan Davis, 6/18/15, USA TODAY)

The U.S. House narrowly approved, 218-208, a six-year renewal of trade promotion authority in an ongoing effort to revive President Obama's trade agenda in the face of stiff Democratic opposition.

Republicans, working closely with the White House, are executing a new strategy to pass the authority, also known as TPA or "fast track," as well as trade adjustment assistance (TAA), an aid program for displaced American workers.

Posted by at June 20, 2015 11:13 AM
  

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