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Barack Obama op-ed: Congress, keep the Export-Import Bank

Barack Obama op-ed: Congress, keep the Export-Import Bank

On Monday, I started the work week off right, by signing two bipartisan trade bills into law. They'll help level the playing field for American workers and businesses, boost our economic ties with lower-income countries, and give our workers the job training and support they need to succeed in a rapidly changing world. We should be building on that progress. Instead, just two days after I signed those two trade bills, Congress is taking a step backward. As of Tuesday, the authorization for the U.S. Export-Import Bank, or "Ex-Im," expires. The bank's sole mission is to support American jobs by increasing our exports. That's it. It helps small businesses go global....

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