Senate Starts Debate on Trade

The Senate voted on Thursday to begin debating legislation that would give President Obama the power to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement with 11 Pacific Rim nations.

After approving legislation to crack down on currency manipulation in partner countries, Senators voted 65-33 in favor of moving forward on debating fast-track trade promotion authority—quite a different outcome than Tuesday’s 52-45 vote that blocked consideration of TPA.

Read more at Sourcing Journal.

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