Obama's administration will not support any human rights or democracy
legislation in exchange for Congress repealing the 1974 Jackson-Vanik law,
which is preventing Russia from getting top trade status with the United
States, the U.S. envoy to Moscow said today.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia Mike McFaul,
he former NSC senior director for Russia and a key architect of the administration's
"reset" policy with Russia, was in Washington today --along with all other U.
Malcolm Jorgensen Trade, Asia The battle over TPA and TPP is about something much larger. President Barack Obama finally has authority from the U.S. Congress for advancing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a signature foreign po...
Mike McFaul, the National Security Council senior director for Russia, will testify before senators this afternoon and say that that the Obama administration's "reset" policy with Russia is working and that Congress must erminate an...
In her quarrel with President Barack Obama over trade legislation, Elizabeth Warren has got the law on her side. The Massachusetts senator has warned fellow Democrats that a fast-track trade bill now in Congress could undo U.S. laws...