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Lighthizer, Brady square off over ISDS at Ways & Means trade agenda hearing

March 21, 2018 at 4:51 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday defended his approach to investor-state dispute settlement in the face of strong criticism from House Ways & Means Committee members -- including Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), who bluntly told the USTR that Congress was his “client” in the NAFTA talks. Brady, who along with more than 100 other Republican members of Congress recently sent Lighthizer a letter tying ISDS to congressional support for a new deal , was the most vocal -- but...

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