It is true that the bill requires negotiators to consult with Congress, more so than any past trade bill
First, consider the null hypothesis that trade bills are enacted according to the random enactment model.
Second, consider the null hypothesis that trade bills are enacted according to a party dominance model.
And the Congressional trade bill
signed last summer has the potential to increase this protectionism.
Workers face challenging times, but Congress can help secure their future if they just allow a more open process for considering trade bills
The President has heard a lot of talk about whether or not trade bills
will move or not, and I assured him that we will do everything in our capacity to move the trade bills
-- not only the Panamanian bill, but the Colombian bill and the Korean bill.
must open markets and enhance global living standards.