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GOP lawmakers press for U.S.-Taiwan trade deal

July 30, 2020 at 11:17 AM
Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) this week made appeals for the U.S. to pursue a trade deal with Taiwan. Gardner, in a July 29 letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urged the administration to “immediately initiate meaningful negotiations” between the U.S. and Taiwan on a comprehensive “Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA).” The Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act, which became law in late March, directs USTR to “consult with Congress on opportunities for...


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