CLIP: President Obama Signs Trade Bills
President Obama signed two bills at a ceremony in the White House East Room. H.R. 1295, the Trade Preferences Expansion Act, allows the president to submit trade pacts for congressional review under a fast-track trade authority. H.R. 2146 extends the the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, which funds a number of worker retraining programs throughout the U.S.
KEYWORDS: Foreign Trade, Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), The President, Economy, Jobs