Escalating Panic Over Increasingly Unpopular Trade Deal Consumes White House

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CHQx_G5UwAEmN1cEdward-Isaac Dovere writes: President Barack Obama and his aides launched a full-court press to save his trade package on Thursday, as House Democrats’ internal struggles pushed Obama’s top legislative priority perilously close to defeat.


As Obama made phone calls to reluctant Democrats from the White House, Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, Treasury SecretaryJack Lew and Labor Secretary Tom Perez went face-to-face with trade opponents including AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka in a testy closed meeting on Capitol Hill…(read more)


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