Congress approves US Farm Bill…

Clarke, Philip
May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/23/2008, p56
Trade Publication
The article reports on the approval of the U.S. Farm Bill by the Congress. Following the initial agreement by the House of Representatives and the Senate negotiators on May 8, 2008, President George W. Bush said he was deeply disappointed in the details of the new Farm Bill and would veto it. However, under U.S. legislation, Congress can override a Presidential veto if the House and the Senate can each muster a two-thirds majority in favour of the new Farm Bill.


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