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Connolly: 50-50 Chance For TPP Vote This Year, Cites Opposition To Lame-Duck, Trade

May 9, 2016 at 10:30 AM
New Democrat Coalition Vice-Chair Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) late last week said there is a “50-50” chance that the Trans-Pacific Partnership will come up for a vote in a potential lame-duck session of Congress this year due to an unprecedented loss of support for free trade in both parties and the possibility that Republicans will oppose a lame-duck session. There are “elements” of the Republican party that are seeking to avert a lame-duck session in hopes of avoiding a vote...

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