After Setback, Trade Backers Seek Another Round on Capitol Hill

VOA News

Published on Jun 14, 2015

This week will feature concerted efforts to save President Barack Obama’s trade agenda, after lawmakers of his own Democratic Party scuttled a vote critical for eventual congressional approval of blockbuster free trade pacts spanning the Atlantic and the Pacific. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the Republican-led House of Representatives could vote again on a worker retraining program tied to the trade promotion authority (TPA), which subjects deals to simple up-or-down votes.
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