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Tag: Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)

  • Saturday, June 13th 2015 - 07:34 UTC

    Democrats strike stunning blow to President Obama's free-trade agenda

    Minority leader Nancy Pelosi said she would be voting “to slow down the fast track to get a better deal for the American people”

    The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday dealt a stunning blow to President Barack Obama’s free-trade agenda. A large number of Democrats in the House defied their fellow Democratic president to defeat a critical part of a legislative package, Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), which would have provided aid to US workers who might lose their jobs if a major Asia-Pacific trade agreement is forged.