It’s Decision Day on Obama’s Trade Agenda: What You Need to Know

Today, the House will either advance—or imperil—President Obama’s trade agenda when it votes on legislation to give him more power to ink deals with other nations.

For Obama to win the power he craves, he will have to lean heavily on Republicans—and hope just enough Democrats side with him—showcasing the odd alliances that have defined the trade battle.

The debate is about what’s known as trade promotion authority. Fast-track trade authority, as it’s better known, would leave Congress with the power to vote up or down on trade deals but with no ability to amend such deals.

Obama says he needs such power to assure the 12 countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership—which would link 40 percent of the world’s economy—that Congress won’t unravel it.

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Sen. Jeff Sessions, as the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, has forcefully spoken out against TPA/TPP legislation.

“I don’t accept the notion that we should send thank you notes to nations that ship us goods at illegally subsidized prices, that have the result of eliminating American competitors and shifting their unemployment to the United States… Our trade competitors strongly desire access to our market, and we can benefit from the import of foreign goods. However, we have every right, and a duty, to ensure that such access is accompanied with compliance with the rules of trade. This is not free trade. And this nation cannot be so tied to a religion of free trade that we enable such bad behavior.”..June 9, 2015.*

Sadly, Sen Cruz is still trying to finesse his way around supporting TPA by suggesting that just because he supports Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) doesn't mean he will support Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).**

Again, Sen Cruz must think the voting public are dummies. What Sen Cruz fails to mention by supporting TPA,  he has, in Sen Sessions' words: "effectively neutered Congress' power to influence trade authority." Moreover, Congress has also given up its powers to amend the deal, revise the deal, fully debate the deal, or apply a cloture vote in the Senate, all with a simply majority vote rather that the normal 60 majority. Once this trade implementing legislation is enacted, that implementing language itself will supersede U.S. law."

* Source: June 9, 2015 Sen. Sessions News Release

** Source: "Cruz: Support for the TPA doesn’t mean approval for the trade agre...

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I would trust Putin to make deals for America rather than Obama! Putin is a Marxist, but has honesty! Obama, as we all know, is an habitual liar. No wonder Killary is the next supported by our treasonous Liberal media! They are further left than Putin!

STOP the TPP - A deal made in hell for the US

Why You Should Care

TPP raises significant concerns about citizens’ freedom of expression, due process, innovation, the future of the Internet’s global infrastructure, and the right of sovereign nations to develop policies and laws that best meet their domestic priorities. In sum, the TPP puts at risk some of the most fundamental rights that enable access to knowledge for the world’s citizens.

Thanks to WikiLeaks, we see just how bad TPP trade deal is for regular people

Obamatrade Bill is. UNCONSTITUTIONAL, because this will Distribute wealth and are HARD EARNED money!!




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Joe Biden Vows: Give Taxpayer-Funded Obamacare To All Illegal Aliens In U.S.

Former Vice President and 2020 Democrat presidential primary candidate Joe Biden is vowing to give Obamacare, funded by American taxpayers, to all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States.

During an interview with Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart, Biden forgot that Obamacare technically bans illegal aliens from enrolling in healthcare plans — although illegal aliens are still able to obtain subsidized and free healthcare at Americans’ expense — and promised that under his plan, all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens would be able to get Obamacare.

The exchange went as follows:

DIAZ-BALART: When I … NBC moderated that first debate with you, I didn’t … I don’t recall a clear answer, under your plan should … would the 11, 12 million undocumented immigrants that live in the United States, that have been here many for generations, would they have access …


DIAZ-BALART: — to health insurance.

BIDEN: Yes, they … if they can buy into the system like everybody else.

DIAZ-BALART: Because you know, in [Obamacare] they can’t.

BIDEN: Yeah. Yeah, I know. Well they can, that’s my point. They continue to be able to do that.

DIAN-BALART: They cannot under the ObamaCare.

BIDEN: Well and that’s my point, they will though. They will be able to buy into … [illegal aliens] would be able to buy in, just like anyone else could.

Biden joins Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg — among other 2020 Democrats — in committing to forcing American taxpayers to pay for healthcare for illegal aliens who arrive in the U.S.

Already, due to loopholes, American taxpayers are spending nearly $20 billion every year to provide illegal aliens with subsidized healthcare, emergency room visits, and other health services.

Under the 2020 Democrats’ plan to provide taxpayer-funded healthcare to all illegal aliens living in the U.S., Americans would be billed potentially $660 billion every decade just to cover the costs. Other research has found that the plan would cost Americans at least $23 billion every year.

As Breitbart News has reported, experts have said that giving taxpayer-funded healthcare to effectively all foreign nationals who can make it to America’s borders would drive “strong incentives for people with serious health problems to enter the country or remain longer than their visas allow in order to get government-funded care.”

Despite 2020 Democrats’ continued push for taxpayer-funded healthcare for illegal aliens, American voters are overwhelmingly opposed to the plan. The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey revealed that the healthcare-for-illegal-aliens plan is the least popular policy position, with opposition from 62 percent of U.S. voters.

Similarly, a CNN poll from July discovered that 63 percent of likely swing voters oppose providing healthcare to illegal aliens, along with nearly 6-in-10 of all likely U.S. voters and 61 percent of moderates. A Rasmussen Reports survey also found that likely voters, by a majority of 55 percent, oppose giving healthcare to even the most low-income illegal aliens.

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