G-20 Summit: Obama Faces Setbacks as Economic Meeting Begins

At the Blue House presidential office and residence Thursday, where he appeared with South Korean President Lee Myng-bak, President Obama tried to put a positive spin today on his team's failure to push the South Koreans on a free-trade agreement. Such an agreement, the president said, would have increased U.S. exports by $10 billion and supported more than 70,000 U.S. jobs. "We believe that such an agreement, if done right, can be a win-win for our people," the president said. So far,...Full Story
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