U.S. President Barack Obama announces Michael Froman (L) as his nominee for U.S. Trade Representative while in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington (REUTERS/Larry Downing).
Free Trade Is Not Quite President Obama's Neglected Stepchild, But...
May 1, 2013,
Bill Frenzel argues that trade was not a priority during the first Obama administration. However, Frenzel says steps taken by the president to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership along with the recent nomination of Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative will help increase U.S. and world trade.