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US Business, Labor Spar on 'Fast Track' for Pacific Trade Bloc

  • Michael Bowman

US Business, Labor Spar on 'Fast Track' for Pacific Trade Bloc
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America’s top business advocate and its biggest labor boss sparred Tuesday over proposed “fast track” legislation to facilitate the formation and approval of a 12-nation Pacific trading bloc. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, debate erupted at the Senate Finance committee over Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) that would subject the Trans-Pacific Partnership to up-or-down congressional votes with no amendments allowed.

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