Lobbyists Plan GATT Attack Lame-Duck Session of Congress to Decide on World Trade Agreement
1994, Scripps Howard News Service, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
Lobbying for and against GATT is in high gear as the 103rd Congress returns Tuesday for a lame-duck session whose only official order of business is the world trade agreement.
President Bill Clinton is devoting two hours a day to calling members of Congress to urge their support for legislation to implement the 123-nation Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
The Alliance for GATT Now, a coalition of more than 200 companies, is delivering a booklet titled "Countdown to GATT" to every member of Congress outlining reasons to support the agreement.
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, a leading opponent of GATT, has sent letters to the nearly …
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