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Lawrence H. Summers, director of Mr. Obama’s National Economic Council, said Saturday that while leaders were critical, there was less anger at the U.S. than in previous gatherings.
“There was more anger at the common foes of poverty, financial instability and slow growth, and less heat directed at the United States or directed at imperialism, what was seen as imperialism,” he said.
Away from the big meetings, Mr. Obama had some of his top lieutenants working to figure out what to do about pending free-trade agreements.
U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has been assigned to see what can be done about a trade agreement with Colombia, which former President George W. Bush completed, but which Democrats have generally opposed.
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