trade promotion authority

They're tired of the most conservative members of their party setting the agenda.
The problem with Cruz's position is not that it's philosophically incoherent. On free trade, as on any other issue, one can be in favor of a thing and yet oppose a specific proposal to implement it. It's no different than being generically in favor of a strong defense, but against a particular weapons program. The problem is that Cruz has been flippy and disingenuous about it.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon sits down with Huffington Post's Mike McAuliff to talk about the controversial trade deal, and he makes a case for why America might need it.
Here's the real message behind the congressional votes on fast-track authority and trade-adjustment assistance: Democrats will no longer support major trade agreements that cost American jobs and create further downward pressure on wages, especially as inequality continues to accelerate.
鈥淚t鈥檚 very positive that the Obama administration has drawn a line in the sand, reiterating what has long been U.S. policy
I tried to stay emotionally distanced from this one. It didn't work. When the White House and Republican leaders got the votes they needed in the Senate to advance "fast track" Trade Promotion Authority on Tuesday, June 23, it was crushing.
Even as he stands opposed to Trade Promotion Authority for the president, Murphy said he has yet to decide whether he supports
"I mean these are things I鈥檓 for and most everybody is for. I want to do trade enforcement. I want to do trade adjustment
"My standard for any trade agreement is that it must create good-paying 21st century jobs, increase the paychecks of American
The Senate on Tuesday handed President Barack Obama the biggest legislative victory of his second term, with a dramatic vote clearing the way for major trade agreements with Pacific Rim nations and the European Union.
Democrats now hope to attach a reauthorization to a highway bill as an amendment. With the 60-vote threshold cleared, the
American workers and American manufacturers don't oppose trade. They can compete on a level playing field with anyone in the world. But the current trade regime, swept in without serious analysis on the back of Fast Track authority, has failed to provide a level playing field.
To make it even more difficult for Democrats to vote no, Senate Republicans plan to attach the TAA bill to another bill that
For McConnell, that meant he had to find a way to keep the backing of 14 Democrats who voted last month for fast-track authority
Pelosi confirmed that Senate Republicans, along with the White House, appeared to be considering the possibility of attaching
All we really need to know is that passing H.R. 1314 essentially puts the omnibus, 29-chapter Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement onto the fast track, where Congress members don't get a chance to deliberate or discuss it on the floor of the House.
Most Democrats and a bloc of tea party Republicans are seeking to prevent Obama from obtaining so-called "fast-track" trade
The White House appeared to endorse the Republican strategy on Wednesday, with spokesman Josh Earnest indicating that Obama
Days after the House dealt a setback to President Barack Obama鈥檚 trade agenda, GOP leadership is considering plowing ahead with stand-alone legislation that would give the president so-called fast-track authority to shepherd trade deals through Congress.