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Daley Says Obama May Submit Korea Trade Bill

Published Friday, July 15, 2011
by Eric Martin

White House Chief of Staff William Daley said the Obama administration may send Congress a bill for a South Korea free-trade agreement that includes worker aid “very soon” unless lawmakers present an alternative for renewing the expired program. 

The Senate Finance Committee supported draft legislation last week for the trade accord over opposition from Republicans, who objected to its extension of Trade Adjustment Assistance. 

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