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McConnell Downbeat On Pre-Election TPP Vote, Ryan Punts On Timing

December 17, 2015 at 9:33 PM
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) this week drove home the point that President Obama must take into account the political realities of the 2016 elections when seeking a successful congressional vote on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). "You've heard trade discussed -- all of the Democratic candidates are against the deal, many of the Republican candidates are against the deal," McConnell said at a Dec. 15 event. "If the president wants to succeed he oughta take into account the...

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