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Finance Committee Republicans stress need to work with Trump on trade, TPP

November 18, 2016

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[Daily News| November 18, 2016 |Inside US Trade]

Just over week after the election of Donald Trump effectively eliminated the chances for a vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership this year, Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee said they see a path forward in working with the president-elect on trade policy -- including the possibility of making changes to TPP.

Sens. Pat Toomey (PA), Rob Portman (OH), John Thune (SD) and Tim Scott (SC) -- who all won re-election last week -- told Inside U.S. Trade on Nov. 16 that while little is known about the president-elect's plans, their traditionally pro-free trade Republican Party is going to have to find common ground with Trump on a trade agenda.

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