December 06, 2007
"If Congress succeeds in blocking the program, Mexico could retaliate, as they are entitled to do," the Arizona Republican told members of the Southern Arizona Logistics Education Organization in Tucson on Thursday.
Kolbe, who retired at the beginning of the year after 11 terms in Congress, is the new chairman of the Canamex Corridor Task Force and part of a three-member committee appointed to monitor the cross-border truck program, which has faced strong opposition from some trucking union members and politicians.
He warned that if our southern neighbors "lose patience," U.S. companies could face higher tariffs on trade entering Mexico. Entitled to retaliate? Nothing like a little extortion amongst friends...
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