By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog
President Obama has refused to make public the text of the upcoming Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) ‘deal’, and in fact he has restricted the text to a ‘secret room’ in the U.S. Capitol for only those members of Congress with high enough security clearances – who may only read the text while there (no copies, notes, etc..).
Not only is the TPP being kept from public debate, the president is manipulating for special executive powers (so called ‘fast track’ approval) whereby Congress transfers its authority to the executive and agrees to give up several of its most basic powers – the power to write legislation, the power to amend legislation, the power to fully consider legislation on the floor, the power to keep debate open until Senate cloture is invoked, and the constitutional requirement that treaties receive a two-thirds vote.
Shockingly, it seems that Congress…
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