Bill Clinton Apparent Supporter of Colombian Trade Deal

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Politico reader uncovers article from 2005 visit to Colombia quoting the former president lending clear support to the free trade agreement.

Spanish quote translates as: “I am in favor of the free trade agreement and it is my hope that we will find the right formula to reach the agreement” and receiving a two-minute standing ovation.

Plus: Politico also points out there’s an element of farce on both sides.

And: Clinton spokesman Jay Carson doesn’t think people should be so interested in B. Clinton’s support for issue, points to H. Clinton quote from 2000 showing she disagreed with her husband.

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