INSIDE US TRADE: White House Calls In Business Groups, Companies To Gear Up For TPP Push

09/09/2016

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September 9, 2016

Heads of trade associations from Washington D.C. offices and executives from major companies on Sept. 8 will meet with Obama administration officials at the White House, where sources say the administration will urge attendees to step up lobbying efforts for the Trans-Pacific Partnership as a potential lame-duck session quickly approaches.

Two sources said the administration’s meeting to push for additional TPP lobbying efforts will be more than just a pep rally for the deal, with the White House likely to ask attendees to more seriously engage as the window for TPP’s passage under Obama closes.

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