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The request follows sessions last week in both the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee to vote on nonbinding amendments to a draft version of bills to implement the trade agreement with South Korea and two other deals, with Colombia and Panama.

The sessions, known as “mock markups,” are a traditional first step in congressional consideration of trade agreements.

But the sessions produced two different versions of the Korean legislation — one approved by the Democrat-led Senate Finance Committee that includes Trade Adjustment Assistance and one by the Republican-led House Ways and Means Committee that does not.

From wire dispatches and staff reports