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How Many Trade Deals Has Obama Negotiated?

To date President Obama has failed to negotiate any free trade deals, despite his “commitment” to job creation. Free Trade Deals are an important way of creating jobs and helping the economy.

Whilst in office, George W Bush, negotiated 11 free trade deals; and Bill Clinton 5.

However, Obama has actually hindered deals negotiated by Bush (deals with Columbia and South Korea). These deals were not ratified by Congress until 2011.

Trade Unions oppose Free Trade deals, because they open up American markets.

Read more at White House Dossier


President Bush Meets with Dalai Lama in White House
May 23, 2001

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Today President Bush and the National Security Advisor met with the Dalai Lama in The White House residence to discuss Tibet. The President commended the Dalai Lama for his commitment to nonviolence and said he would encourage dialogue with the Chinese Government. The President and the Dalai Lama agreed that strong and constructive U.S-China relations is important. The Dalai Lama has also met with Secretary of State Powell, Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage and Paula Dobriansky from the State Department.