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Lighthizer, in response to Ways & Means concerns, says his focus in NAFTA talks is an ‘audience of one’

October 12, 2017 at 6:24 PM
Editor's note: This story was updated after initial publication to include a comment from a USTR spokeswoman. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, in a briefing with Republican members of the Ways & Means Committee last week, answered lawmakers’ concerns about controversial NAFTA proposals by emphasizing that he has “an audience of one” to please -- President Trump, sources told Inside U.S. Trade . Lighthizer’s comments during the Oct. 4 meeting -- which sparked concern among some committee members and...

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