Obama Urged To Put The Screws To Mexico Over Tuna Ruling

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 12:22 PM EDT) -- Democratic lawmakers said Thursday that the U.S. shouldn't back down from its stance on dolphin-safe tuna labels despite a recent World Trade Organization decision, urging President Barack Obama to consider pulling economic aid to Mexico if it continues to dispute U.S. policy.

Reps. Edward Markey, D-Mass., member of the House Natural Resources Committee, and Howard Berman, D-Calif., ranking member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, topped the list of nearly 50 Democrats who sent a letter to Obama attacking a recent ruling by the WTO, which...
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