The House will vote Friday on whether to give President Barack Obama fast-track authority to negotiate the Pacific Rim trade deal.House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) made the announcement in a closed Republican meeting in the Capitol Wednesday morning. Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said GOP leadership would do everything it can to move the bill this week.
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The move indicates GOP leadership is beginning to feel comfortable with the level of support for the measure.
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Well that really didnt take too long. Boehner must be indicated that they have the votes. Unfortunately there is little hope that this measure is going to be shot down. I hope they can keep a lively debate.