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Rep. Jayapal: Deck remains ‘stacked’ in favor of industry in trade talks

August 8, 2023 at 7:46 PM
Representatives of major technology companies are playing an outsized role in U.S. digital trade policy, the Congressional Progressive Caucus leader said on Monday, reupping claims about industry influence in closely watched trade talks with countries in the Indo-Pacific that officials have been pressing to conclude by November. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) issued a renewed call for greater public scrutiny of digital trade rules under negotiation by the U.S., including as part of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity, during a...

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