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Obama TPP Trade Deal Secrecy Insulting, According To Senator Ron Wyden

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In late May, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), chair of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on International Trade, introduced new legislation that would require the White House to share trade documents with all members of Congress and their qualified staff. The move was largely a symbolic act of protest against the secrecy the White House has imposed on a new trade deal, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

The agency responsible for trade negotiations -- the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative -- had denied Wyden office access to any of the draft documents involved

The general public and most nonprofit organizations have no access to the documents, although a number of corporate officials can see them.

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So, once again Obama works in secret to protect th... by Nancy F. Langworthy on Friday, Jun 8, 2012 at 10:09:08 PM
What is the difference between confidential and se... by BFalcon on Friday, Jun 8, 2012 at 11:37:43 PM
A government who is not transparent and keeps secr... by Dennis Kaiser on Saturday, Jun 9, 2012 at 12:30:22 PM
authority to pass "Trade Agreements".  Possib... by Samuel Bryan on Saturday, Jun 9, 2012 at 4:25:00 PM