TITLE

Should the U.S. House of Representatives Suspend "Fast Track" Consideration of the Colombian Free Trade Agreement?

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
International Debates;Jan2009, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the opinion of several U.S. House Representatives who are against the suspension of the fast track consideration of the Colombian Free Trade Agreement. According to Representative David Dreier of California, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has violated the rules set forth by the Trade Act of 1974. Honorable Jim McCrery of Louisiana asserted that changes to the House Rules are dangerous. Honorable John Boehner of Ohio mentioned that American businesses and American workers would be hurt by the suspension.
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36121089

 

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