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Reid Threatens To Block TPA Absent Movement On Highway, Intelligence Bills

May 4, 2015 at 7:19 PM
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) threatened Monday (May 4) to block consideration of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation unless Senate Republicans first move on two Democratic priorities: the renewal of the highway trust fund and a bill to reform to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), which authorizes data collection and eavesdropping programs for national security purposes. "[Senate Majority Leader Mitch] McConnell said he wanted to move to trade in the next two or three weeks … maybe he...

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