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McConnell Accuses Obama Of Stalling Free Trade Deals

Law360 (February 7, 2011, 6:13 PM EST) -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Monday urged President Barack Obama to show he's serious about jobs and the economy by pushing through free trade agreements with Colombia and Panama.

In remarks on the Senate floor, McConnell welcomed the president's support for a free trade agreement with South Korea, but he said the president had failed to show the same commitment to the other two pending pacts.

“This should be an easy one,” McConnell said. “Colombia is a strong strategic ally in South America, and...
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