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Senator urges Bush to halt some China imports

August 17, 2007

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sen. Christopher Dodd, a Democratic presidential candidate, urged President George W. Bush on Friday to suspend imports of food, toys and pet food from China after a spate of safety scares.

In a Democratic primary race that has featured calls to get tough on China over trade and food safety, Dodd is the first to call for imports to be halted.

“I strongly urge you to take immediate steps to temporarily halt these imports from China….

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