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Congress granted the President Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to negotiate agreements, including free trade agreements (FTA) in 2002. TPA stipulated negotiating objectives and procedural steps for the administration, including consulting with Congress and trade advisory committees.
The United States is the largest global food aid donor, accounting for over half of all food aid supplies to alleviate hunger and support development. Since 2002, Congress has appropriated an average of $2 billion per year for U.S.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the use of funds for capital improvements at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, focusing on several funding sources: (1) the Airport Improvement Program (AID), a grant program administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA);...