Tech groups urge House to resolve trade fight

Tech groups urge House to resolve trade fight

The Hill, June 12, 2015

David McCabe

Tech groups are urging the House to find a way to rescue a trade package after it was blocked in a dramatic vote on Friday.

The House voted down Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) to help displaced workers while passing trade promotion authority (TPA) for President Obama. But the bills are packaged together, so until the House signs off on TAA, the White House won't get fast-track authority.


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