WTO http://klcc.org en U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio Opposes Fast Tracking Trade Policy http://klcc.org/post/us-rep-peter-defazio-opposes-fast-tracking-trade-policy <p></p><p>Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio says he strongly opposes a bill that would give President Obama the authority to fast track U.S. trade deals.</p><p>According to DeFazio, fast track authority grants power to the executive branch to negotiate free trade agreements with little congressional input.&nbsp;He says when a free trade agreement is submitted this way, Congress must pass it within 90-days with an up or down vote, no amendments, and limited debate.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 01:28:41 +0000 Angela Kellner 6193 at http://klcc.org U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio Opposes Fast Tracking Trade Policy