Internet Freedom Fighters, Against TPP, Turn Spotlight on Key Lawmaker

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/03/14/internet-freedom-fighters-against-tpp-turn-spotlight-key-lawmaker

Wyden (Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden) is an obvious target for those who oppose the TPP and the Fast Track authority necessary to get the sweeping 12-nation agreement passed with limited congressional input.

As ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, where the Senate bill will be introduced, Wyden has a significant amount of influence over the outcome of Fast Track.

“The reason why we’re making a lot of noise is because he holds an incredible amount of leverage about the TPP,” the EFF’s Maira Sutton told The Oregonian.

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