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TPP faces tough passage through US Congress

Republican leaders intend to shelve trade deal until after Nov 2016 presidential election: Senate aide
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 05:50
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A 12-NATION Pacific Rim free-trade deal, facing stiff opposition from many Democrats and unexpected resistance from Republicans, is unlikely to be voted on by the US Congress before President Barack Obama leaves office, according to some Republican lawmakers and aides.

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A 12-NATION Pacific Rim free-trade deal, facing stiff opposition from many Democrats and unexpected resistance from Republicans, is unlikely to be voted on by the US Congress before President Barack Obama leaves office, according to some Republican lawmakers and aides.

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