Funding Row Taints Gore's Visit to Asia
Washington, Rupert Cornwell, The Independent (London, England)
Almost certainly, China is the last place Vice-President Al Gore would like to be right now. But once made, diplomatic schedules are not easily unmade - and so it is that the man described as the ruthless "Solicitor- in-Chief" of Democratic campaign donations last year arrives tonight in the country that stands accused of trying to subvert United States politics in those same elections of 1996.
Mr Gore's trip to East Asia was to have been another building block for a White House run of his own in 2000, paving the way for an exchange of official visits between Presidents Bill Clinton and Jiang Zemin. It was intended as a step towards a new relationship between the world's …
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Publication information: Article title: Funding Row Taints Gore's Visit to Asia. Contributors: Washington, Rupert Cornwell - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: March 24, 1997. Page number: 12. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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