Democrats Decry USTR's Lack Of Transparency In TTIP Talks

Law360, New York (December 9, 2015, 5:40 PM EST) -- Democrats in Congress tore into the U.S. trade representative Tuesday for not being transparent like the European Commission on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership after the commission decided to release confidential documents from the ongoing bilateral negotiations to European lawmakers.

In a joint statement, U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, Dan Kildee, D-Mich. and Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., said the European Commission should be commended for its transparency after it announced last week that the European Parliament would have access to all categories of TTIP confidential documents, including so-called consolidated texts that reflect the U.S. position, but criticized the...

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