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  • "A trade policy that is balanced, that is done right, that is thoughtful, that has strong enforcement in labor and environmental provisions is a very critical tool to giving U.S. entrepreneurs and business and farmers access to consumers around the world," he said.

    EXCLUSIVE: Obama trade reps' U.S. junkets outnumber overseas visits for deals →

  • "As much as I enjoyed representing the United States around the world, if we were going to be moving forward with an aggressive trade agenda, we're going to have to not just go to Geneva, Paris and Beijing and Africa; we were going to have to go to places like Detroit and Pittsburgh and Maine," Mr. Kirk, a former mayor of Dallas, said in an interviews. "We didn't just go and preach the gospel of trade; we listened."

    EXCLUSIVE: Obama trade reps' U.S. junkets outnumber overseas visits for deals →

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