White House: Congress Should Have Been Told of Ports Deal

The Bush administration says that it should have briefed Congress sooner about the sale of shipping operations at six U.S. ports to a Dubai-based company. The White House says the president was unaware of the deal until it was approved. But the administration is standing behind the decision.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.