WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday it will step up diplomatic pressure and study whether tougher laws are needed to stop a wave of trade secret theft from China and other countries in a strategy that offered few new ideas for dealing with the threat.
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President Obama announced plans to seek a new trade deal with the European Union, committing to a thorny negotiation long sought by Europe to deepen economic ties across the Atlantic.
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Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has limits and this week he may finally have reached them. As Issa, the top GOP investigator in the House, walked into the studios of CNN’s Washington bureau Monday to tout his investigations of the Obama White House, another potential scandal burst into the open. It raised an obvious question: Would Issa’s oversight panel probe the Justice...
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Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) made an appearance on CBS This Morning on Tuesday, during which he responded to President Obama's recent remarks about Benghazi as well as the IRS scandal that's dominated much of the news cycle in the past few days. Issa was critical on all fronts, questioning how the administration dared to say they'll get to the bottom of the IRS case - when those...
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In the first Obama term, trade was not quite a step-child, but neither was it a priority. Mostly, the Obama trade team concentrated on improving enforcement of trade laws. That is useful work, but it’s no fun for trade enthusiasts. They would rather play offense by opening markets instead of looking for ways to slow down trade.
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Rep. Darrell Issa talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer about President Obama's call for changes at the IRS.
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The US and the EU will launch negotiations for a bilateral transatlantic trade deal, Barack Obama announced in his State of the Union address, in a long awaited decision which restores trade to centre of efforts to spur growth in large industrial economies.
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David Cameron has hailed the prospect of a transatlantic trade deal boosting the UK economy after Barack Obama signalled talks would begin this year.
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On March 1, automatic budget cuts to defense and domestic programs will take effect unless President Obama and Congress can reach a deal. Right now, a deal is not in the cards -- so whose fault is that?
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WASHINGTON - House Republicans on Wednesday renewed charges that the Obama administration is covering up information about last year's deadly assault in Benghazi, Libya, drawing an angry rebuke from Democrats who accused the GOP of politicizing the issue at a jam-packed hearing. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said the...
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