TITLE

White House expected to squeeze Congress for quick vote on Colombia trade agreement

AUTHOR(S)
Swanson, Ian
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Hill;3/11/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that trade lobbyists in the U.S. expect the administration of President George W. Bush to kick off a fierce battle over trade by introducing legislation implementing the Colombia free trade agreement to Congress. The administration could force Congress into voting on the agreement. Introducing legislation without the consent of House leaders would be seen as a provocative act.
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31464295

 

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