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Obama Says Will Push US Labor Unions to Back Free Trade Agreements

Posted December 03, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Reuters)

U.S. President Barack Obama acknowledged differences within his own Democratic Party on free trade agreements that he supports and vowed to make a strong case for trade to Congress.

Obama said free trade is "tough politics" among some lawmakers because many Americans feel their wages and income have stagnated as a result of foreign trade. Read more here.