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Lighthizer: Senators must confirm USTR deputies if they want faster negotiations

January 29, 2018 at 7:25 PM
MONTREAL -- If senators want the North American Free Trade Agreement to be renegotiated faster and talks on other deals initiated they should confirm U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s deputies, the Trump administration's top trade negotiator said on Monday. “I get senators saying 'Why are you moving so slowly?'” Lighthizer said at the close of the sixth round of talks here. “And I say to myself, 'We've had 230 days since we nominated the first deputy, and I've had none...

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