TITLE

BUSH SENDS COLOMBIAN TRADE PACT TO CONGRESS

AUTHOR(S)
Casabona, Liza; Ellis, Kristi
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/7/2008, Vol. 195 Issue 74, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of U.S. President George W. Bush to send to Congress a free trade agreement with Colombia that he urged lawmakers to approve. It is noted that the decision by Bush sets the stage for a contentious debate and vote in the wake of the presidential campaign. Bush said that the agreement will advance the country's national security interests in a critical region and will strengthen a courageous ally in their hemisphere. Democratic congressional leaders repeatedly warned the administration to approve the Colombia pact.
ACCESSION #
31723230

 

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