Commentary: If Clint0 N And Congress Can't Agree On Mexico...

The sun surely would have broken through the wintry gray clouds passing over the White House if President Clinton signed legislation granting Mexico $40 billion in loan guarantees. Pocketing the ceremonial pens, smiling Republicans and Democrats might have talked of further joint efforts on even tougher economic measures to come: reforming the creaky U.S. tax structure, rescuing Social Security and Medicare, balancing the budget.

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