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After Six Years, Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations reaches "End Game"

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(Worthy News)-- President Obama's GOP salesmen are telling fellow House members that fast-track trade promotion authority (TPA) will "constrain the president" to do what Congress wants when he negotiates the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Sounds reassuring, but there's one problem: It's just not true.

Pointing to the negotiating objectives the Senate-approved bill lays out, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) says that "TPA makes the president follow dozens of strict objectives in his negotiations so that your priorities come first -- not his."

First, let's be clear: The Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations have been underway for six years. According to the U.S. trade representative, they are in the "end game" and will be wrapped up once TPA is approved. Scalise and company are a little late setting objectives for negotiations that have already taken place.

More importantly, if you look at the language of the TPA bill, you see the claim that TPA "makes the president follow dozens of strict objectives" is transparently false. --[wp_colorbox_media url="http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/finance/244375-fast-talk-from-the-fast-track-salesmen" type="iframe" hyperlink="Source"]

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  1. Mr Obama hasn't felt the need to comply with ANY of the Constitutional checks and balances in place now. (except for maybe Judges who exceed their intended authority - go figure) Even if the trade agreement held him in check legally, he would just wave his magic pen and circumvent any legal responsibility. But I'm sure this agreement will promote the "new world order" being touted and promoted by the last 4 administrations. The United States was founded on the belief that all freedom comes from God and not man. God has amazingly blessed this country beyond all imagination, but we no longer turn to him we look to the government to meet our needs. God's hand of blessing is being removed. The economy is starting to fail, the infrastructure is collapsing and the country is accepting, even embracing moral depravity as the new normal. If Jesus doesn't come back soon to collect his Church, this country will fall and the Constitutional Republic that Godly men founded, on God's word won't be recognizable.

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