[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton (1998, Book I)] [April 7, 1998] [Page 524] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]
Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting a Waiver on Most-Favored- Nation Trade Status for Vietnam April 7, 1998 Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:) Pursuant to subsection 402(c)(2) of the Trade Act of 1974, (hereinafter the ``Act''), I have issued an Executive order waiving the application of subsections (a) and (b) of section 402 of the Act with respect to Vietnam. I wish to report to the Congress that I have determined that the requirements of subsections 402(c)(2)(A) and (B) of the Act have been satisfied. Sincerely, William J. Clinton Note: Identical letters were sent to Newt Gingrich, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Albert Gore, Jr., President of the Senate. The Executive order is listed in Appendix D at the end of this volume.