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President Obama is leaving for Asia Friday to visit four countries during his ten day trip this comes after Tuesday's bruising mid term elections.
Which -- to control the house to Republicans I think it's clear that the voters have a -- Which is they want us to focus on the economy.
When this country forward.
His first destination is India a growing ally in the region where ties between the two countries seem to be -- recently.
Indian firms try to raise concerns of the IT industry with the US.
As high unemployment rates have put pressure on the White House to protect domestic jobs the president has proposed ending tax breaks for American firms.
That create jobs and profits overseas.
Upsetting the government in New Delhi.
India's outsourcing sector depends on US business for around 70%.
Of its revenue.
More recently it had been.
And the outsourcing sentiments not -- in my unemployment.
In the US will get some more tough talk from Obama on outsourcing but again I don't think he's going to take any bold action.
After visiting India -- -- bubble head to Indonesia South Korea and Japan.
The president hopes to announce concrete progress on -- Korea free trade agreement.
Which has long been stalled in the US congress I don't think Obama wants to go the protectionism angle.
But on the other hand he can run into some difficulty if he's too much of of an evangelist -- free trade the president returns to Washington on November 14 it will begin working on searching for a compromise with congressional leaders on the bush tax cuts among other issues.
At the White House Mike Emanuel Fox News.
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