April 17,2015

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Wyden Statement on Trade Hearing Announcement

WASHINGTON - Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today issued the following statement on the announcement the committee will meet next week to continue its discussion of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA):

I am glad Chairman Hatch decided to continue our discussion on trade to bring in voices both in support and opposition on this important issue.”

Earlier today, Chairman Hatch announced the Finance Committee would reconvene a hearing to discuss congressional trade policy on Tuesday, April 21, at 10:00 a.m. in Dirksen 215. The hearing will feature testimony from Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO.