Obama’s Other Turf War: Free Trade

Republicans frustrated by President Obama’s persistent efforts to avoid congressional input and oversight–for example, in the nuclear talks with Iran–have at times lamented that congressional Democrats don’t seem to want to defend their turf alongside them. But now it turns out that’s generally been the case because Democratic congressional leaders simply agree with Obama or trust him enough to cut a deal. Not so with free trade. And now Democrats are elbowing their way into trade negotiations at the president’s expense.

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Obama’s Other Turf War: Free Trade

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