Team Obama releases China ad following WTO case
September 17th, 2012
07:17 PM ET
2 years ago

Team Obama releases China ad following WTO case

(CNN) – Coinciding with the Obama administration's new trade enforcement case against China Monday, President Barack Obama's re-election campaign released a new television ad touting his tough stance on China while criticizing Republican candidate Mitt Romney for opposing the president's policies.

Following a clip of Mitt Romney promising to crack down on China's trade policies, the ad's narrator says, "Tough on China? Not Mitt Romney."
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Trade
Excerpts: Obama to talk trade enforcement against China in Ohio
September 17th, 2012
11:07 AM ET
2 years ago

Excerpts: Obama to talk trade enforcement against China in Ohio

(CNN) – President Barack Obama, in a speech to grassroots supporters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Monday, will "talk about the U.S. Trade Representative's new trade enforcement case against China, and how it is part of the Administration's larger efforts to hold China accountable, stand up for American workers, and level the playing field for our manufacturers and businesses," according to a release from his campaign.

Read excerpts of the president's speech after the jump:
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Filed under: 2012 • China • Ohio • President Obama • Trade
White House rebuts Romney over China suggestion
President Barack Obama meeting with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping in February.
May 24th, 2012
06:41 PM ET
2 years ago

White House rebuts Romney over China suggestion

(CNN) - The White House on Thursday criticized a swipe that presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney took at President Barack Obama in a new television advertisement.

In the ad, the Romney campaign said that on his first day in office he would stand "up to China" and demand "they play by the rules."
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Filed under: China • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Trade
Blasts, Secret Service incident overshadow start of Colombia summit
April 14th, 2012
01:00 PM ET
3 years ago

Blasts, Secret Service incident overshadow start of Colombia summit

Cartagena, Colombia (CNN) - The United States has "never been more excited" to work as equal partners with countries in Latin America, President Barack Obama said Saturday at the Summit of the Americas.

Such promises by U.S. presidents - Obama included - have been made before, but the remarks was nonetheless applauded by an audience of business leaders.

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Romney friends take aim at Obama in Florida
April 13th, 2012
11:26 AM ET
3 years ago

Romney friends take aim at Obama in Florida

(CNN) – Florida surrogates for the likely GOP presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, gave a not-so-warm welcome to President Barack Obama ahead of his visit to the Sunshine State on Friday.

On a conference call with reporters Friday morning, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida cautioned the president against running on his own record, hitting it as an "abysmal failure."
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Filed under: 2012 • Florida • Jeb Bush • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Trade
Obama to begin 9-day Asia-Pacific trip with economic conference
November 11th, 2011
12:19 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama to begin 9-day Asia-Pacific trip with economic conference

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama begins a nine-day trip through the Asia-Pacific region Saturday with a stop in Hawaii for a weekend economic conference where he will press for progress on a trans-Pacific free trade agreement.

The administration is taking care to highlight the importance of strong Asia-Pacific relations to the president's efforts to create jobs domestically.

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Filed under: Hawaii • President Obama • Trade
Obama, South Korean leader tout trade deal in Michigan
October 14th, 2011
03:18 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama, South Korean leader tout trade deal in Michigan

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama and his South Korean counterpart hit the road together Friday, traveling to the heart of America's Rust Belt to tout a recently approved trade deal between Washington and Seoul.

Obama also used the occasion to defend his controversial 2009 bailout of the U.S. auto industry, which has shown recent signs of recovery.

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Filed under: Michigan • President Obama • South Korea • Trade
Congress passes raft of free-trade deals
October 12th, 2011
09:40 PM ET
3 years ago

Congress passes raft of free-trade deals

Washington (CNN) – Congress voted Wednesday on a bipartisan basis to pass free-trade bills with Colombia, Panama and South Korea.

President Barack Obama, who dined Thursday at a Korean restaurant with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and is to welcome him Thursday on a state visit to the White House, sent the trade deals to Congress last week.
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Congress tackles trade deals
October 12th, 2011
01:13 PM ET
3 years ago

Congress tackles trade deals

Washington (CNNMoney) - Congress is expected to pass trade deals with Colombia, South Korea and Panama on Wednesday, racing to get them to President Obama before the South Korean president comes to Capitol Hill.

The U.S. agriculture industry has been calling for the deals, which could re-open international markets for high-quality beef, poultry, wheat and soybeans. The U.S. auto industry is also a fan of the deals, which would cut back on South Korean tariffs that have hit Detroit automakers.

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Congress to take up trade deals soon
October 3rd, 2011
04:17 PM ET
2 years ago

Congress to take up trade deals soon

Washington (CNNMoney) - The House is moving to vote on an Obama administration priority this week, paving the way for trade deals with Colombia, South Korea and Panama.

Additionally, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Monday that he expects Congress to pass all three trade deals this month.

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Filed under: Congress • Eric Cantor • Trade
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