EU Warns Obama Over Stimulus

03/06/2009 05:12 am 05:12:02 | Updated May 25, 2011

The European Union warned the United States today that attempts to enshrine "Buy America" conditions in the country's economic rescue package could fuel protectionism, worsen the current crisis and lead to a bitter transatlantic trade dispute.

The first openly critical reaction from Europe to President Obama's ambitious domestic and foreign policy agenda came in a letter from the EU's ambassador in Washington, John Bruton.

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