2014-02-01T230540Z_1_CBREA101S5R00_RTROPTP_2_CNEWS-US-USA-TRADE-KERRY

Kerry downplays key U.S. senator's opposition on trade talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attends the annual Munich Security ConferenceBy Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s opposition to President Barack Obama’s push for authority to fast-track trade deals should not stand in the way of U.S. congressional passage of the measure. Reid, a Democrat, is the senior member of Obama’s party in Congress. In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Obama asked for fast-track trade negotiation authority. Legislation before the House of Representatives and Senate would grant the White House power to submit free trade deals to Congress for an up-or-down vote, without amendments.

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