Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Lift embargo? Not so easy

Bobby Rush
U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., introduced a bill on Monday to lift the embargo on trade with Cuba. It has a 1 percent chance of getting through House committees and a 0 percent chance of being enacted, according to the website GovTrack.
From 2011 to 2013, only 11 percent of bills made it past committee and 3 percent were enacted, GovTrack says.

3 comments:

Zacaman said...

Thanks, Clinton. You jackass.

Tony Sweet said...

Didn't JFK enact the embargo?

Tracey Eaton said...

Eisenhower imposed the first trade embargo and a series of adjustments followed. Here's a timeline giving more details:
http://www.ibtimes.com/us-cuba-relations-timeline-cuban-embargo-1761546