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NFTC President: No Political Will For TPP Now, But Lobbying Will Continue

July 12, 2016 at 6:37 PM
Members of Congress are not interested in stomaching a vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership before a lame-duck session, but the National Foreign Trade Council and other business groups are still pushing the agreement on Capitol Hill, according to NFTC president Rufus Yerxa, who also believes there is enough time and congressional support to get TPP passed during a lame-duck. “Do I see the political will [to take up TPP now]? I don’t see it right now, but that doesn’t surprise...

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