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April 19, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A top Bush Administration official warned Wednesday that Japan can expect tough action from the United States later this year if it fails to live up to provisions of a bilateral trade pact signed earlier this month. Speaking to electronics industry executives at an Irvine luncheon, Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher predicted that the U.S. trade deficit will fall below $100 billion this year for the first time in seven years. The nation's trade gap hit $113.
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August 28, 1992 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the first sign of what aides expect will be a broader shake-up of President Bush's campaign organization, former Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher gave up his title as general campaign chairman on Thursday and became chief fund-raiser for the Republican National Committee. The change concentrates authority in the Bush campaign in the hands of two men: White House Chief of Staff James A. Baker III and campaign Chairman Robert M. Teeter.
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October 11, 1991 | Associated Press
Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher left Thursday with a group of U.S. businessmen on a six-day mission to develop trade and investment ties with Poland and Greece.
NEWS
August 3, 1992 | From Times' staff writers
WHAT ABOUT BOB? As the President's reelection campaign has struggled to right itself, its general chairman, former Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher, and his wife, Georgette, found a way to take their minds off the turmoil. Eschewing the blue-collar tenor that Bush tries to put on his political campaigns, they jetted off to Barcelona for the opening ceremonies of the Olympics. . . .
BUSINESS
April 17, 1990 | Dean Takahashi and Cristina Lee, Times staff writers
AST's VIP Visitor: AST is playing host to an important visitor on Thursday, when Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher is scheduled to visit AST's Fountain Valley manufacturing plant. Earlier in the day, Mosbacher is scheduled to address the American Electronics Assn.'s local chapter about the challenges the American electronics industry faces in the 1990s.
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September 22, 1989 | From Reuters
Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher has postponed talks with European Community officials scheduled for Thursday because he has extended his current visit to Poland, a U.S. spokesman said. Mosbacher's visit will be rearranged for later this year, he added.
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August 3, 1992 | From Times' staff writers
WHAT ABOUT BOB? As the President's reelection campaign has struggled to right itself, its general chairman, former Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher, and his wife, Georgette, found a way to take their minds off the turmoil. Eschewing the blue-collar tenor that Bush tries to put on his political campaigns, they jetted off to Barcelona for the opening ceremonies of the Olympics. . . .
NEWS
July 18, 1991 | From Reuters
Angry, shouting delegates to a Latino convention walked out of a speech by a government official Wednesday to protest Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher's decision not to appear. Shouting "Where is he?" and "Mexicanos walk out!" about half of the 1,000 convention delegates left a luncheon as Deputy Secretary Roger Wallace, sent in Mosbacher's place, began speaking to the National Council of La Raza, a Latino civil rights organization.
NEWS
February 1, 1989
The Senate, voting unanimously, confirmed Carla Anderson Hills as U.S. trade representative, Robert A. Mosbacher as secretary of commerce and Samuel K. Skinner as secretary of transportation. But one troubled nomination hit an unexpected snag. Acting at the request of the White House, the Senate Finance Committee indefinitely postponed today's confirmation hearing for Louis W. Sullivan to be health and human services secretary.
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July 19, 1992 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ and MURRAY WAAS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Frantz is a Times reporter and Waas is a special correspondent
On June 12 of last year, Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher met with key aides to confront the contents of a three-ring binder that threatened to tarnish the Bush Administration at the height of its glory. It was the summer of 1991, and President Bush was still basking in the glow of the allied triumph in the Persian Gulf War.
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June 23, 1992 | Associated Press
When he was commerce secretary, President Bush's campaign chief accepted a flight to the Caribbean from the head of a sugar company that has settled fines for alleged labor violations and is negotiating another with the government. Robert A. Mosbacher, now the chairman of Bush's reelection campaign, flew with his wife, Georgette, from Palm Beach, Fla., to the island of Antigua at the expense of Jose Pepe Fanjul, according to Mosbacher's financial disclosure statement, released Friday.
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February 10, 1992 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and DOUGLAS JEHL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
At headquarters, the political heavies are sniping. Out on the campaign trail, field workers complain they are not seeing enough of the candidate. And the candidate himself, when he does take to the stump, gets such shortsighted help from the staff that he goes into a routine visit to a grocers' convention and comes out portrayed as a man amazed at the electronic wonders of an ordinary supermarket.
BUSINESS
December 6, 1991 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bill Frenzel, a former Republican congressman from Minnesota, and Peter Secchia, the U.S. ambassador to Italy, are among the potential candidates to replace Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher, who is leaving the Cabinet to serve as general chairman of President Bush's reelection campaign, officials said Thursday. Both men fit the profile for the job: skilled political operatives and close allies of the President.
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November 30, 1991 | JACK NELSON and JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President Bush, shaken by a dramatic drop in his popularity and by growing discontent within his own party, is considering a shake-up in his Administration that would include replacing John H. Sununu as chief of staff. Several Bush advisers say they expect the changes to take place before the end of the year, perhaps as early as next week, although the timing may depend upon finding another position for the controversial chief of staff.
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October 11, 1991 | Associated Press
Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher left Thursday with a group of U.S. businessmen on a six-day mission to develop trade and investment ties with Poland and Greece.
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July 18, 1991 | From Reuters
Angry, shouting delegates to a Latino convention walked out of a speech by a government official Wednesday to protest Commerce Secretary Robert A. Mosbacher's decision not to appear. Shouting "Where is he?" and "Mexicanos walk out!" about half of the 1,000 convention delegates left a luncheon as Deputy Secretary Roger Wallace, sent in Mosbacher's place, began speaking to the National Council of La Raza, a Latino civil rights organization.
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July 16, 1991 | ANNE C. ROARK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration's decision to leave the 1990 Census figures as they are, with an undercount of nearly 200,000 in Los Angeles alone, is "devastating news" for the city, "smacks of racial politics" and leaves officials with "no choice" but to challenge the decision in court, Los Angeles City Atty. James K. Hahn said Monday.
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