Bill Clinton Apparent Supporter of Colombian Trade Deal


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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