Colombia Trade Deal Loses Key Support

July 7, 2011 at 7:00 am

The top Democrat on a key House trade panel whipped up a new furor over three stalled trade deals Monday when he said he wouldn’t support a pact with Colombia if the White House and Republicans refuse to include references to pro-labor provisions negotiated by the Obama administration.

The move by Rep. Sander Levin (D., Mich.), the ranking member of the House Ways and Means committee, appeared late Monday to have rallied skeptical Democrats against the Colombia pact. Reps. George Miller (D., Calif.) and James McGovern (D., Mass.) issued a statement also condemning the administration’s stance on the Colombia bill.  Read more.

E. Williamson, Wallstreet Journal, JUNE 28, 2011


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