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Groser: TPP does not have enough votes today, but chance remains after election

October 11, 2016 at 10:13 PM
New Zealand's ambassador to the U.S. said Tuesday that the Trans-Pacific Partnership has a chance to pass Congress in a lame-duck session despite congressional leaders' insistence that the votes aren't there, reiterating his stance that a successful TPP vote will depend largely on support from House Republicans. “The reality is, I'm sure Mr. [Paul] Ryan”-- the House speaker -- “is absolutely correct there aren't enough votes now,” Tim Groser told Inside U.S. Trade on Oct. 11 on the sidelines...

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