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Key lawmakers, business community welcome Lighthizer pick, touting his experience on trade

January 3, 2017 at 7:06 PM
Donald Trump's pick for U.S. trade representative , Robert Lighthizer, is being received positively by key lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and by members of the business community who cite his experience in negotiating trade agreements, as well as his stance on trade enforcement, as reasons for confidence about trade policy in the next administration. Ways & Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) said Lighthizer's work in previous administrations will benefit the U.S. in holding trading partners accountable. “His...

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