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Draft Hill Letter To Japan Claims Expanding Pork Subsidy Would Cost TPP Votes

February 10, 2016 at 1:04 PM
U.S. pork producers and their congressional allies are ramping up their efforts to oppose a planned expansion of a Japanese pork subsidy program by preparing to send a letter to the Japanese ambassador arguing that the plan will cost votes for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the U.S. Congress if it is not modified. “Programs that artificially stimulate pork production in Japan such as the one under consideration, will increase opposition to TPP here in Congress,” states the draft letter...

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