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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

Full Name: James 'Jim' A. McDermott
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Therese; 2 Children: Katherine, James
Birth Date: 12/28/1936
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Seattle, WA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Feb. 25, 2014 McDermott Introduces Legislation to Help American Ports Thrive in the 21st Century Economy
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Work with Congress on Fair TPA Legislation that Creates Jobs and Grows U.S. Economy
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
Feb. 1, 2013 McDermott Invites Indonesian Ambassador Dr. Dino Djalal to meet with Washington State Trade Community
Jan. 1, 2013 Ways and Means Committee Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Tariff Relief Legislation
Nov. 16, 2012 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Sept. 21, 2012 Vote No on H.R. 4309, The Republican Anti-Health Anti-Environment Bill
Sept. 20, 2012 Hearing of the Trade Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Expanding U.S. Services Trade Through an International Services Agreement
Sept. 17, 2012 Levin, McDermott Applaud Obama Administration Action Against Illegal Chinese Export Subsidies for Autos and Auto Parts
Aug. 2, 2012 Democrats Applaud Passage of Legislation to Extend Critical AGOA Provisions, Correct CAFTA Textile Provisions, and Renew Burma Sanctions
Aug. 2, 2012 Extending Certain Trade Programs
July 19, 2012 Camp, Levin, Brady, McDermott Announce Committee Action on Russia PNTR
July 18, 2012 Levin, McDermott -- Statements on Senate Finance Mark-up of Legislation Granting Russia PNTR
July 5, 2012 Levin, McDermott Applaud USTR Challenge Against China's Predatory Trade Policies
June 21, 2012 Bipartisan Legislation to Address Africa Preferences, CAFTA-DR Technical Textile Changes, and Burma Sanctions
June 19, 2012 Levin, McDermott Welcome Canada's Participation in TPP Talks
June 18, 2012 Levin, McDermott Welcome Mexico's Participation in TPP Talks
June 15, 2012 Levin, McDermott Applaud WTO Decision Against China
May 30, 2012 Export Promotion Reform Act
May 17, 2012 McDermott & Reichert Introduce Export Promotion Bill
May 4, 2012 McDermott to Propose Practical Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank
April 25, 2012 Letter to Colleague
April 18, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
April 2, 2012 Letter to President Obama
March 26, 2012 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor and Whip Hoyer
March 12, 2012 Levin, McDermott Applaud U.S. Appellate Body Win in Aircraft Dispute
Feb. 29, 2012 Camp, Levin, Brady, and McDermott Introduce Legislation to Ensure Commerce Department Can Continue to Apply Countervailing Duty Laws to Non-Market Economies Like China
Dec. 14, 2011 Joint Statement on Chinese Retaliation Against U.S. Autos
Nov. 3, 2011 Providing for Consideration of HR 2930, Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act, and Providing for Consideration of HR 2940, Access to Capital for Job Creators Act
Nov. 3, 2011 News -- GOP Leaders Continue to Block Bill to Confront China Currency Manipulation
Oct. 19, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative
Oct. 19, 2011 Levin, McDermott, Blumenauer Statements on Solar Panel Industry Petition Against China's Trade-Distorting Practices
Oct. 12, 2011 Jobs
Oct. 12, 2011 United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Oct. 12, 2011 Extending the Generalized System of Preferences
Oct. 12, 2011 United States-Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Oct. 11, 2011 United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Oct. 11, 2011 United States-Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Oct. 11, 2011 Providing For Consideration of Senate Amendment to HR 2832, Extending the Generalized System of Preference; Providing for Consideration of HR 3078, United States-Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act; Providing for Consideration of HR 3079
Oct. 11, 2011 Extending the Generalized System of Preferences
Oct. 6, 2011 Levin, McDermott Statement on Senate Cloture Vote on China Currency Bill
Oct. 5, 2011 Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee - Markup of Korea, Colombia, and Panama Free Trade Agreements
Oct. 3, 2011 Levin, McDermott Statements on Submission of FTAs
Sept. 22, 2011 House GOP Leaders Must Act Now To Crack Down on China Currency Manipulation
Sept. 22, 2011 Levin, McDermott on Senate Passage of TAA and GSP Extension
Sept. 7, 2011 Extending the Generalized System of Preferences
Sept. 6, 2011 Levin, McDermott Statements on New Report Detailing China's Trade-Distorting Policies
Sept. 6, 2011 Statement on New Report Detailing China's Trade-Distorting Policies
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