The Hill: Whoops! We forgot to include the VAT in the TPP

According to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has a big benefit: With a signed TPP, American-made goods will finally enjoy tariff-free access to consumers in countries like Vietnam, Malaysia, and Singapore.  However, some tariffs will not be dropped immediately, but instead will be phased out over a number of years. [Reposted…

The Hill: Warren’s last stand on trade

Liberal groups are ready to make a last stand against President Obama’s trade agenda in the Senate with Elizabeth Warren, on of their strongest allies on the issue. [Reposted from The Hill  |  Peter Schroeder  |  June 22, 2015] The Senate is scheduled to take a key procedural vote on fast-track legislation on Tuesday that if successful…