Ansonia, Conn. (WTNH & AP) – Representative Rosa DeLauro is who is leading opposition in the House against legislation giving President Barack Obama authority to negotiate a trade deal without changes by Congress, has lead a protest in Connecticut. The Connecticut Democrat joined other protesters which included business representatives and environmental representatives.
They gathered on Monday in front of the former Ansonia Copper & Brass, which was once a prominent manufacturer. The Trans-Pacific Partnership would make it easier to import goods into the U-S from 11 Pacific countries. DeLauro says the deal would force Americans to compete with low-paid workers in developing countries.