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Tiberi Underscores Challenges Of TPA Passage, But Remains Optimistic

February 17, 2015 at 3:50 PM
House Ways & Means trade subcommittee Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) last week indicated that efforts to build congressional support for a Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) or fast-track bill are facing challenges due to a more vocal opposition movement bolstered in part by social media and the notion among some Republicans that passing TPA amounts to ceding undue authority to the president, according to informed sources. But Tiberi also expressed optimism that Congress will be able to pass TPA despite these...

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