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but we can't ignore the realities of the new economy we can't stand on the beaches and stop the global economy in our stores president obama pushing his asia pacific trade deal friday at shoe giant nike accompany critics view as the poster child for sending u. s. jobs overseas with only a fraction of its million plus workers based in the u. s. but nike says it's ready to reverse course jeff mason is with obama and nike headquarters in oregon data company said it would create up to ten thousand new jobs in the united states if it's radio , president , far more nike products would be made in the u. s. a. leveraging a name like nike lends an ironic twist to obama so far uphill bid to sell the deal , julia edwards is at the white house chasing details on what each side gets in the unlikely partnership there was an interesting paradox to see how he would try to take this company that had a tarnished reputation when it came to trade and labor abroad and actually turn it into something that could help , remote his trade agreement , nike said lower tariffs under the deal would allow for the new u. s. jobs because they would be saving money from what they call antiquated tear off that's put on shoe sales , but it's also worth noting that nike could also benefit from this trade agreement because one third of their seven hundred contract factories are located in vietnam which would also benefit from the steel for his part obama gets to slap a world class brand name on one of his key second term goals is there would be a good thing , so let's just do it , but their reaction from democrats on friday make it clear obama will have to step up the sales job in the weeks ahead