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Lighthizer: ISDS, sunset proposals will have ‘unified’ administration backing

September 27, 2017 at 5:46 PM
OTTAWA – When controversial ideas for investor-state dispute settlement and a sunset clause tied to the trade deficit are finalized and proposed at the fourth round of NAFTA talks they will have the full backing of all agencies within the administration, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said after the third round of NAFTA talks wrapped up here. USTR tabled controversial proposals on government procurement and parts of the investment chapter in Ottawa despite some government agencies' objections to them, sources...


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