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Hawley: WTO dispute settlement hurts the U.S., ag rules unfairly restrict subsidies

May 20, 2020 at 7:38 PM
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) on Wednesday claimed the World Trade Organization inappropriately limits U.S. agricultural subsidies and contended its dispute settlement system disfavors the U.S. as he called on the Senate to vote to withdraw the U.S. from the organization. Hawley on May 7 introduced a joint resolution to withdraw the U.S. from the WTO after arguing in a New York Times op-ed that the multilateral trading organization should be abolished altogether. The Senate Finance Committee has 45 days...

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