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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there were “a number of troubling parts” to the deal for a sweeping Pacific free trade pact, but senators were still examining the agreement reached by 12 countries.

“We’re in the process, all of us, of reading the Trans-Pacific partnership agreement. I don’t have any observation to make, only that there are a number of troubling parts of it that we’re all taking a look at,” McConnell told reporters in the Capitol.

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