Cattlemen Seek National Trade Promotion Authority
Ray Carter The Journal Record, THE JOURNAL RECORD
While foreign policy issues in recent weeks have centered strictly on the war effort, officials at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association hope lawmakers won't neglect another facet of foreign policy: trade.
Lynn Cornwell, president of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, said the organization would actively lobby Congress seeking trade promotion authority for President Bush.
"We think it's a tool we desperately need," Cornwell said. "It's kind of like arming your leadership with the ability to negotiate some trade."
Trade promotion authority would allow the president to negotiate deals with foreign countries and submit the treaty to Congress for …
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