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Biden’s Commerce pick faces questions on China, Trump trade moves

January 26, 2021 at 6:04 PM
President Biden’s pick for Commerce Department secretary, Gina Raimondo, on Tuesday told a Senate panel the agency under her watch would put national security first in dealing with China, but would take a step back to review Trump administration moves against Beijing. Raimondo, the Democratic governor of Rhode Island, testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Like the rest of Biden’s nominees, she is expected to be confirmed. During her nomination hearing, which lasted nearly three hours, Raimondo...

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