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Pro: Should Congress give president a free hand to pursue trade deals?
Expanded trade creates more American jobs and economic growth
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WASHINGTON — Like most Americans, I’m frustrated with the slow rate of economic growth in the United States over the last several years. Most proposals to fix the problem focus on domestic issues — government spending, taxes and infrastructure projects, to name a few. As the chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., I particularly like to talk about the need to invest in our nation’s infrastructure, which helps to make America more competitive in the world economy.