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Controversy on Trade Agreements Renewal
Minority Support of Trade Agreements Act in 1943
The proposed extension to 1948 of the President's power to negotiate reciprocal trade agreements with foreign nations faces strong Republican opposition in Congress. House hearings on the renewal legislation, opened April 18, have been punctuated by charges that minority members of the Ways and Means Committee are using filibustering tactics. Although the hearings have been going on for three weeks, relatively few of more than 100 scheduled witnesses have been heard to date. The ...