Kyoto DiscussionPaul had never liked the Senate and so was glad that his meeting with Senator James Howey was taking place in a more neutral location – Capitol Eats. The Sandwich bar may not be up to the standards of the hotels that either man was used to but neither was there for the food. Despite this, Paul had already begun to chew venomously away at his lunch before the Democrat arrived. He was late.
"You started without me, Paul."
The younger man turned round to face the forty-nine year old politician. "You're late. Have a seat."
"What can I do for you?"
"Lend your full support and vote to the President's drive to get Kyoto ratified."
Howey laughed out loud. "A day in the job, the Kid from Up North's already whipping on the Hill? Give me a break Paul. Kyoto won't get approval and you know it. Fitzgerald's a fool for introducing it."
"President Fitzgerald was voted for by a lot more people than you and he has a lot more going for him than you do."
"I work for him. And I'm telling you to