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Cantwell Says She Will Oppose Cloture On TPA Bill Over Exclusion Of TAA

June 17, 2015 at 7:01 PM
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) said Wednesday (June 17) that she will vote against cloture on a standalone Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill because it does not include a provision to reauthorize Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). “I do not support what's coming over from the House,” she told Inside U.S. Trade in a brief interview. “I voted for something that had laid-off workers from trade getting assistance and so that's a very important component.” Cantwell also said she did not get...

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