Thursday, June 11, 2015

Fast-Track Trade Bill Nears Vote in House

The House of Representatives is poised to vote on controversial legislation to “fast track” trade deals pushed by President Barack Obama. The legislation would limit Congress to voting yes or no on international trade deals, without the power to amend the agreements. The debate has put republican legislative leaders on the same side as Obama, opposing many democratic lawmakers who are siding with labor and environmental advocates. Christopher Martinez reports.