Senate Republicans Call On Obama To Submit Trade Pacts

Law360, New York (September 29, 2011, 7:05 PM EDT) -- Republican senators on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to send proposed free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia to Congress for consideration after the Senate’s passage of the Trade Adjustment Assistance program, which aids workers displaced by foreign competition.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who voted against passing TAA, and 10 other senators wrote a letter to the president calling for swift action on the three long-stalled free trade agreements.

“Submitting the free trade agreements to Congress is a concrete step you can...
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