219: Republicans Put TPA over the Top

June 15, 2015 — Blog

Amid all the confusion of what exactly happened last week, two things are clear: Democrats deserted their president, and the House passed trade promotion authority, or TPA, legislation on Friday with broad bipartisan support. Though the work is not over yet, the chaos among House Democrats and the cooperation among ...

More Ways and Means Members Make the Case for #TPA4USJobs

June 11, 2015 — Blog

Tomorrow, the House is scheduled to vote on a series of important trade bills, like trade promotion authority (TPA), that will help bring accountability and transparency to future trade agreements while making better jobs and bigger markets a reality for American workers. Considering the benefits of TPA, it’s no surprise that

NEWSFLASH: Vote on Trade Agreement Still Months Away

June 10, 2015 — Blog

As the House approaches a vote on trade promotion authority—or TPA—opponents are doing their very best to confuse people by conflating two completely different things: a procedural mechanism for trade agreements and an actual agreement itself. With all the acronyms floating around—TPA, TPP, TTIP, TAA, TISA—some confusion is understandable. But let’s cut ...

Conservative Support for TPA

June 09, 2015 — Blog

Ted Cruz and Paul Ryan: Putting Congress in Charge on Trade Condoleezza Rice: Restore America’s Standing Through Trade Jeb Hensarling: