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Former Deputy USTR Wolff urges Finance panel to promptly act on Lighthizer nomination

February 13, 2017
Citing an urgent need for experienced trade officials in the Trump administration, Alan Wolff, who served as deputy U.S. Trade Representative under President Carter, is calling on Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and ranking member Ron Wyden (D-OR) to move forward on USTR nominee Robert Lighthizer's nomination. Wolff, a longtime trade attorney who has also been head of the National Foreign Trade Council for six years, wrote to Wyden and Hatch in a “private capacity” on Feb. 10...

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