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Finance members meet with Lighthizer; Hatch pledges to make case for TPP to Trump team

January 10, 2017 at 11:39 PM
As Donald Trump's pick for U.S. trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, makes the rounds on Capitol Hill this week, members of the Senate Finance Committee are gearing up for a confirmation hearing they say could involve questions about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the nominee's stance on how to tap new export markets for the U.S. agriculture industry. Lighthizer on Jan. 10 met with Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), as well as with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). He is...

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