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US-China Relations / Trade Bill #634587

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 21, 2000
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) House consideration of granting permanent trade status to China introduced.

(White House: John Palmer) President Clinton's promotion of the China trade bill featured; tenets of the legislation outlined. [CLINTON - says the more China operates in rule-based systems the better.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - talks about access to China.] The issues of China's human rights abuses and the loss of American jobs outlined. [Representative Tom DeLAY - says the bill will pass in the end.]

(Capitol: Joe Johns) Some view of trade with China presented. [Representative Gregory MEEKS - says voting on the China trade bill is a hard decision.] [AFL-CIO Richard TRUMKA, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative David BONIOR - oppose trade with China.] [Representative Sander LEVIN - says the annual review of China has not worked.]

Johns, Joe;
Palmer, John;
Seigenthaler, John

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