Bipartisan Agreement: Foreign Governments Pay Former Senate Leaders to Sell TPP | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Bipartisan Agreement: Foreign Governments Pay Former Senate Leaders to Sell TPP

While liberal organizations and members of Congress deride the TPP as the biggest boondoggle since NAFTA and President Obama defends it as “the most progressive trade treaty ever,” the influence peddlers who populate K Street see opportunity.

Policy makers aren’t simply facing a lobbying barrage from the typical slate of domestic interest groups. Foreign governments are running sophisticated operations to influence Congress and gather intelligence in Washington as the negotiations proceed.

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