GOP Offers Obama Deal For Trade Pact Progress

Law360, New York (July 22, 2011, 3:14 PM EDT) -- A group of 12 Republican senators urged President Barack Obama on Friday to submit trade pacts with South Korea, Colombia and Panama to Congress as soon as possible, vowing to support a separate bill renewing a worker assistance program if the president did so.

In a letter to the White House released Friday, the Republican senators, including Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Roy Blunt, R-Mo., said they would back bringing the controversial Trade Adjustment Assistance bill to a vote in order to move the long-stalled trade...
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