By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - The Republican senator crafting legislation to curb asbestos lawsuits said on Monday he would introduce a bill this week, and he appeared to have picked up a pledge of co-sponsorship from at least one Democrat. Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, said he was publishing in the congressional record the draft of his proposal to establish a $108 billion national trust fund to compensate asbestos victims, cap company liability and relieve the ...
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