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GOP Freshman Fights Against TPA Over Objections To Obama Foreign Policy

March 19, 2015 at 9:17 PM
A Republican freshman lawmaker this week said he is actively working to generate opposition among the GOP caucus to congressional renewal of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) based on the argument that it would hand over authority to a president who he charged has stumbled on foreign policy. In a March 18 interview with Inside U.S. Trade , Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK) said other Republican lawmakers share his worries about giving Obama TPA based on the president's foreign policy record, but...

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