Obama Faces Union Backlash After Senate Advances Corporate Coup D’Etat Trade Deal Fast-Track Bill

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
06/23/2015

*U.S. SENATE ADVANCES OBAMA’S FAST-TRACK TRADE LEGISLATION

Today brings Round 2 in “the most transparent administration ever”‘s attempt to pass the incredibly opaque Fast-Track Authority enabling Obama to negotiate the Trans-Pacific-Partnership corporate coup d’etat (and all the other trade deals currently floating around) without fear of irritation from any outsiders. However, it won’t be easy-sledding as The Hill reports, labor groups led by the AFL-CIO are furiously lobbying Democrats to oppose fast-track authority when the Senate votes on a procedural motion Tuesday. Union leaders warn enabling Fast-Track prematurely would >”compound its expected negative impacts, leaving U.S. workers in the lurch and depriving the U.S. manufacturing sector of vital tools necessary to combat unfair trade.”

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