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Action on Port Deal Fails to Sway Critics

Members of Congress on Friday welcomed the decision by a Dubai company to postpone its taking over operations at six American ports, but there was little sign that the move had quelled bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill that still threatens to derail the deal. In an interview, Robert M. Kimmitt, the deputy treasury secretary, who oversaw the approval of the deal, said that the company’s decision “created some breathing space for us,” and administration officials spent the day trying to persuade Congressional leaders that their fears of a security threat were overblown.Full Story

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