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Reps. Reichert, Kind, DeLauro Disagree Over Democratic Support For TPP

September 14, 2016 at 5:37 PM
Key proponents and opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have differing counts of House Democratic support for the trade deal as both sides ready for a battle this fall under the assumption that a lame-duck vote will occur. House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) told President Obama’s Export Council (PEC) on Sept. 14 that in addition to the 28 House Democrats who voted for trade promotion authority in 2015, “an additional 12 Democrat votes” may end up...

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