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Lobbying at work (from ft)

By anotheraccount following x   2015 May 7, 9:01am 1,478 views   0 comments   watch   sfw   quote     share    


Some top US former military leaders have called for Congress to give President Barack Obama the fast-track authority he needs to complete ambitious trade deals in both the Pacific and Atlantic, warning of “harmful strategic consequences” if they are not successful.

The intervention from 17 former secretaries of defence and retired military leaders including Colin Powell, Leon Panetta, Donald Rumsfeld and David Petraeus in a letter sent on Thursday to congressional leaders from both parties comes amid a volatile debate over trade in Washington.

My prediction is that for this deal to pass quickly it will have to be Obama and Republicans passing it.

Full article at: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/cf8737a0-f478-11e4-9a58-00144feab7de.html#axzz3ZT8A6TFK

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