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Froman, Sen. Flake Call On Republican Lawmakers To Support TPP In Lame-Duck

September 22, 2016 at 3:56 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake this week emphasized that Republican support is needed to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership over the finish line in the lame-duck session of Congress, acknowledging that the current political climate may not allow them to support the deal until after the election. Flake -- calling the Republican shift away from trade “disconcerting” -- expressed hope that his Republican colleagues who have come out against the deal can back it, with changes,...

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