Clinton Picks An Unlikely Soldier For The Trade Wars

With his budget nearing passage, the key challenge now facing Bill Clinton is pushing the North American Free Trade Agreement through Congress. That makes it all the more puzzling why Clinton is offering the job of chief NAFTA salesman to William Daley, a veteran Chicago pol with little Washington experience. The choice may solve a political problem for Clinton, but many NAFTA supporters doubt whether Daley is the best man to win approval for the troubled pact.

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