Obama: Need More Trade Deals to Help Boost Job Creation


President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that forging additional new trade deals has to be an important part of U.S. government efforts to spur economic growth and create jobs.

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"Part of it is making sure we get in place strong trade deals,'' Obama said at a meeting of the President's Export Council, which brings together top corporate leaders and members of Obama's cabinets to discuss how to boost U.S. exports.