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Lighthizer: USTR will cooperate with the next president, ‘whoever it is’

November 20, 2020 at 9:57 AM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday said the agency’s transition to the next president won’t be a problem -- “whoever it is.” During a virtual discussion hosted by the University of Kansas’ Dole Institute, Lighthizer -- making his first public comments since the election -- was asked whether USTR had held any discussions to date with the transition team set up by President-elect Joe Biden. The Trump administration has thus far refused to acknowledge the results of the election,...


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