Labor Amps up Pressure on Key Senators Ahead of Trade Vote
Union officials and progressive Democrats said June 19 they're gearing up for the next front in the congressional trade wars ahead of next week’s critical votes in the Senate. Immediately after the House passed fast-track trade legislation June 18, labor leaders and leading progressive opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership began waging a pressure campaign to sway key "swing" senators who could decide whether the latest gambit by GOP leaders to facilitate the 12-nation trade pact will succeed or be stymied again in Congress.
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