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Menendez, with bipartisan backing, re-ups push for a USTR inspector general

May 3, 2021 at 12:41 PM
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are joining Senate Finance Committee member Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in pushing for the establishment of an inspector general in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Menendez on Thursday introduced a new bill with Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), ranking member of the Finance trade subcommittee, that would require the president to appoint an individual to serve as USTR IG within 120 days of the legislation’s passage. The IG would be responsible for performing...

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