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GOP Lawmakers Pledge to Change Ports Deal Review Process

March 5, 2006 - Posted at 1:06 p.m. CST

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Two Republican lawmakers say changes are

needed in the way the government reviews foreign companies involved

in issues linked to national security.

Senator Susan Collins of Maine and Congressman Duncan Hunter of

California tell ABC more information is needed on a proposed deal

for a Dubai company to take over key operations at six major U.S.

ports.

Collins says the current review committee should be scrapped.

Hunter says he trusts President Bush, but more information is

needed.

The ports deal has been delayed while it's being reviewed.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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