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Lighthizer to hold NAFTA talks with Congress, attend APEC trade ministers meeting in his first week

May 14, 2017
Robert Lighthizer, slated to be sworn in as U.S. Trade Representative on Monday afternoon, will have a busy first week in office, meeting with congressional committees of jurisdiction to discuss the administration’s negotiating objectives for NAFTA and traveling to the two-day APEC trade ministers meeting in Vietnam, sources told Inside U.S. Trade. Lighthizer is expected to discuss a second draft of the administration’s notice to Congress on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement in meetings with...

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