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Ryan: Time Running Out For Administration To Fix TPP, Shore Up Votes

August 5, 2016 at 11:33 AM
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Aug. 4 made a pitch for free trade agreements -- but not the Trans-Pacific Partnership as currently negotiated -- while casting doubt on whether the Obama administration has time to modify parts of TPP to garner enough congressional support for Ryan to consider bringing it up for a vote in a lame-duck session. “We don’t have the votes. So long as we don’t have the votes I see no point in bringing up an agreement...

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