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House passes rule likely to end WTO withdrawal resolution push

June 25, 2020 at 6:01 PM
A provision in a rules package passed by the House on Thursday likely will prevent a vote on a controversial joint resolution to withdraw the U.S. from the World Trade Organization, effectively dashing the already minimal chances that Congress might send such a resolution to President Trump. The Uruguay Round Agreements Act, passed by Congress in 1994, allows for a joint resolution to receive expedited consideration in the House and Senate. The rule passed by the House on Thursday voided...

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