THIS IS A BIG DEAL!
In which Senator Ron Wyden (D-Or) attempts to get Obama admin to lift veil of secrecy surrounding newest Asian trade negotiations. WHY, INDEED, MUST THIS BE SECRET? WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON MR. OBAMA??
IYCMI: Wyden Statement Introducing "Congressional Oversight Over Trade Negotiations Act" | Blog | U.S. Senator Ron Wyden
A one-sided secrecy which has reportedly allowed about 600 corporate advisors (or the "A-Team of corporate lobby groups") to review and comment on the details being negotated while elected representatives for the public, as well as unions, environmental or public health groups, have not had such access has been criticized as being undemocratic and contrary to the public's best interest.