Dubai to all that

CNN reported yesterday evening that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist voted to block the Schumer Amendment a measure that would have stopped the Bush/Dubai port deal.

With the issue bubbling toward an election-year boil, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., sought to force a Senate vote on a proposal that would prevent the company from owning or operating U.S. ports. Schumer's provision would bar any American port activities by companies owned by countries that recognized Afghanistan's Taliban rulers, as Dubai did, before the Taliban was overthrown by U.S. forces in 2001. [AP]
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[AmericaBlog, Crooks and Liars]

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