Posted by: mulrickillion | October 6, 2011

Obama, House GOP move on trade deals

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House Speaker John Boehner says the delay on the pending trade deals ‘likely cost jobs.’ | AP Photo

By Jake Sherman and Jennifer Epstein, Oct 3, 2011 — President Barack Obama sent three long-stalled trade agreements to Congress Monday afternoon, just as House Republicans greenlighted the deals to move to the floor.

“The series of trade agreements I am submitting to Congress today will make it easier for American companies to sell their products in South Korea, Colombia, and Panama and provide a major boost to our exports,” Obama said in an afternoon statement. . . .

Obama, House GOP move on trade deals – Jake Sherman and Jennifer Epstein – POLITICO.com

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