By  on October 4, 2013

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government shutdown has dealt a temporary setback to President Obama’s trade agenda.


U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman informed European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht on Friday that the U.S. would have to pull out of the second round of Trans-Atlantic trade talks, slated to begin in Brussels on Monday, because of the government shutdown in Washington.

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