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Administration Drafts TPP Implementing Bill In Preparation Of Potential Lame-Duck Vote

June 20, 2016 at 1:51 PM
Updated 5:50 p.m.: U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman today (June 20) said the Obama administration is in the process of drafting the implementing bill and other reports required for a potential lame-duck vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership under the fast-track law. He said the lame duck represents the earliest window of opportunity given Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's opposition of a vote before the election. “We're working with congressional leaders and with the leaders of the Finance...

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