Levin Wants Bigger Congressional Role In TPP Deliberations

Law360, New York (December 5, 2014, 6:26 PM EST) -- As optimism swells around the White House's ability to cooperate on trade policy with a Republican-controlled Congress next year, the top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee continued to express skepticism Friday over the nation's most imminent trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., told reporters that his many questions on the TPP regarding issues like agricultural market access, labor rights and currency manipulation rules remain unaddressed, calling on the Obama administration to give lawmakers a more prominent role in closing the...
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