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Rep. Murphy: Congress could 'intercept' KORUS withdrawal by restricting funds

September 5, 2017 at 1:39 PM
Congress could try to “intercept” any move to pull the U.S. from its free trade agreement with South Korea by passing an appropriations bill that bans the use of any funding for withdrawal, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) said today. Murphy, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, said at a Sept. 5 event hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies that “withdrawal from KORUS would be a huge mistake.” Murphy joined a bipartisan chorus of opponents of...

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