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… Can His Lordship be Trusted [#Trade Promotion Authority]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,August 16th,2016

.. I have a real question with that .

.. these days , His Lordship can get real creative with the implementation of bills that he signs into law . He does not implement them in the way that the law ‘ s authors and designors want it done . He does not even follow the explicit and / or implicit intent of the letter and / or spirit of the law . So , what does he really do ?? …

.. whatever he wants and thinks that he can get away with …

.. [h/t —]..
.. [link] to the blog article ..

.. with the possible new grant of Trade Promotion Authority , better known as Fast Track trade negotiation authority , that is a real problem . A POTUS needs to be trusted and trustworthy with that authority . With that law , it changes the stated rules of both bodies [both House and Senate] regarding trade agreements . If one is presented , it can only be voted up or down …

.. more than that , it cannot be amended …

.. so , one can generally support these trade deals , as a matter of principle . But , POTUS can end up putting ” poison pills ” in them . Why he / she would do that is beyond me . If he / she did , the likelihood is that the trade bill would be voted down , and very strongly …


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