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US Business, Labor Spar on 'Fast Track' for Pacific Trade Bloc

America’s top business advocate and its biggest labor boss sparred Tuesday over proposed “fast track” legislation to facilitate the formation and approval of a 12-nation Pacific trading bloc. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, debate erupted at the Senate Finance committee over Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) that would subject the Trans-Pacific Partnership to up-or-down congressional votes with no amendments allowed.

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