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Finance Trade Markup Will Come Down To Currency Amendment; Treasury Fights Back

April 21, 2015 at 5:07 PM
Notwithstanding the slew of amendments that members of the Senate Finance Committee have filed for four trade bills to be considered tomorrow (April 22), that markup will come down to a fight over currency manipulation language, with at least three separate amendments expected, according to informed sources. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Richard Burr (R-NC), Bob Casey (D-PA) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) have filed an amendment to the fast-track bill that would strengthen its currency manipulation language. In...

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