Obama Vows To Work On Reviving Fast-Track Trade Deals

Law360, New York (December 3, 2014, 7:14 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday pledged to work with congressional leaders to revive the executive branch's long-expired authority to swiftly approve pending trade agreements, while also stressing the need to gain support from traditional trade skeptics such as labor unions and environmental groups.

Fielding questions from Business Roundtable members at the group's quarterly meeting, the president signaled that he would make a sincere effort with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi,...
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