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Obama Calls on Congress to Approve Pacific Trade Deal

January 13, 2016 07:49 PM
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President Barack Obama called for swift passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in his final State of the Union address Tuesday, saying it would cut tariffs on American-made products, open overseas markets and create higher-wage jobs at home. But the chances that lawmakers will approve may be slim at best. VOA's Mil Arcega reports.