Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, James Clyburn

AFL-CIO President Trumka Credits Pelosi With Blow To ObamaTrade

Pelosi took to the House floor to reveal that she would be opposing a the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) bill to “slow down the fast-track,” or Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). The 126-302 vote against TAA, represented a striking defeat for Obama who had visited the Democratic caucus that morning to plea for support.