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Hatch, Wyden pledge to work together as Lighthizer vote is delayed

April 06, 2017
The Senate Finance Committee today postponed a vote on Robert Lighthizer’s nomination to be U.S. Trade Representative until after the upcoming two-week recess, as Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and ranking member Ron Wyden (D-OR) both expressed optimism that the nomination will be approved. The scheduled markup was delayed as two committee members – Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) -- attended a memorial service at Arlington National Cemetery for the late Sen. John Glenn (D-OH). Brown has said...

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