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Congressman Tim Ryan

Representing the 13th District of Ohio

Congressman Tim Ryan Speaks Out in Opposition to Fast Track Authority

January 14, 2015
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Members of Congress, union and environmental activists, a leading American businessman and consumer advocates stood together today to show the breadth of opposition to Fast Track Authority. A proposal to grant these powers to President Obama, which would allow trade agreements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to be rammed through Congress with little debate or transparency, is expected to be unveiled early this year. The Obama Administration is currently working to finalize the TPP, a twelve-nation, NAFTA-style trade pact that will destroy American jobs and threaten food safety.  

 

To watch Congressman Ryan's statement click here