Congressional Committee Roundup, June 9-13

WASHINGTON – The future of U.S. trade assistance and the effects of Chinese hemispheric expansion dominated Hill foreign policy hearings here last week. On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Finance debated the utility of U.S. trade preference programs, two of which are set to expire at the end of this year. Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., opened the hearing with an appeal to the committee to consider the United States’ trade goals at large: “For us and for our neighbors, we cannot let these programs expire. But for us and for our neighbors, we must make our preference programs the best […]

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