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GRASSLEY LIKELY TO MOVE JORDAN FTA DESPITE GOP OPPOSITION TO MODEL

December 22, 2000 at 5:00 AM
GRASSLEY LIKELY TO MOVE JORDAN FTA DESPITE GOP OPPOSITION TO MODEL The likely incoming chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), wants to quickly move the Jordan free trade agreement through Congress next year and has no intention of re-opening the agreement, according to a Senate source. Grassley sees the agreement less as a traditional trade agreement than a policy initiative aimed at stabilizing the situation in the Middle East. "Grassley is inclined to help Jordan by...


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