Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Senate finally did something intelligent on trade...

Via avordvet

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President Obama suffered a defeat at the hands of his own party on Tuesday, as Senate Democrats blocked a key component of the president's trade agenda.
After fierce lobbying on both sides of the issue, the bid to start debate -- on expanding the president's authority to negotiate trade deals -- failed on a 52-45 vote. It needed 60 votes to advance.

"What we just saw here is pretty shocking," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said, accusing congressional Democrats of standing with "special interests." 
Cut the crap Mitch.


  1. Nope. They've already changed positions and are going to end up fast tracking it I'll wager.