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TPP opponents, proponents say the deal has no chance in a lame-duck

November 9, 2016 at 5:23 PM
In the aftermath of Donald Trump's victory, Trans-Pacific Partnership opponents and proponents alike see the Pacific trade deal as effectively dead -- citing the president-elect’s opposition to it and the unwillingness of Republican congressional leaders to bring up the controversial deal for a vote in a lame-duck session. House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) said in a statement that while the administration is “working to address members’ concerns about TPP,” it has not completed its work. “As...

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