Reid shunts TPA onto slow track

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“I’m against fast track,” Reid said of Obama’s proposal. 

Greg Russak‘s insight:

By Alexander Bolton and Vicki Needham – 01/29/14 08:22 PM EST

 

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Wednesday suggested he will not bring legislation to the floor that would grant President Obama greater trade powers.

 

Reid said he is “against” trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation — often called “fast track” — that, if passed, would make it easier for Obama to negotiate trade deals by preventing Congress from amending them.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/196853-reid-rejects-obamas-plea-for-trade-power#ixzz2ruBy7aPe 
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