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Conservative Leaders Cite TPP As One Reason GOP Should Skip Lame Duck

April 15, 2016 at 12:00 PM
A group of 93 conservative activists and leaders is calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to refrain from scheduling a lame-duck session of Congress after the election, partially because it could lead to the passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership pushed by President Obama. In an April 14 letter to Ryan and McConnell, they argued against a lame-duck session on the grounds that it would provide Obama a last chance to enact his...

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