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McConnell, Other Senate Agriculture Members Lay Out Regulatory, Tariff Demands On TTIP

April 25, 2016 at 4:42 PM
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is among the 18 members of the Senate Agriculture Committee who warned U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman that a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement must remove what they say are long-standing regulatory barriers in the European Union, such as its ban on beef raised with artificial growth hormones, and eliminate all agriculture tariffs. Both these demands have been ruled out by senior European Commission officials, including Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom, and members of...

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