After the Trade Adjustment Assistance Bill, which had to be passed in order to move the Trade Promotional Authority Bill to Obama’s Desk failed by an almost 3 to 1 margin, the idea of giving Barack Obama the power to negotiate the Trans Pacific Partnership Treaty in secret, with no congressional oversight should have been finished.. American’s should have been able to breath a little easier, knowing that Congress had listened to them for a change. But it was far from over..
House Speaker John Boehner decided to hold a vote to show that there was support for passing the Trade Promotion portion of the law.. It was a purely political move, designed to set the stage for his next move..
He’s called for a revote on the Trade Adjustment Assistance bill, this vote must take place by Tuesday at the latest.. John Boehner’s been around to long…
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