President Obama has asked Congress for "Fast Track" authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would reduce our elected representatives' role in crafting this monumental trade deal to a simple up or down vote.
This deal could impact everything from the environment to labor protections. A traditional "Fast Track" approach that doesn't allow enough time for the public to evaluate what's at stake could prove disastrous.
Instead, Congress ought to write a "Fast Track" authorization that sets concrete objectives, allows ample time for deliberation, and ensures the American people can make themselves heard.
Call your representative right now and tell him a fair "Fast Track" must include:
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