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Toomey: Senate should not consider USMCA under TPA

December 19, 2019 at 1:47 PM
The Senate should not consider the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement under Trade Promotion Authority fast-track procedure because the Trump administration has failed to comply with the law, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) said on Thursday. “I would make the argument that given the violation of process, the trade implementing legislation that comes over from the House shouldn’t enjoy a privileged status in the Senate because the privileged status arises only through compliance with TPA,” Toomey, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, said...

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