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Reports: Biden to tap Ways & Means counsel Katherine Tai for USTR

December 9, 2020 at 6:16 PM
President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate Katherine Tai, chief Democratic trade counsel for the House Ways & Means Committee, for U.S. Trade Representative, according to multiple reports. Tai has received strong support from Democrats in Congress since Biden won the election last month. Before joining the Ways & Means Committee staff in 2014, Tai was chief counsel for China enforcement and, prior to that, associate general counsel at USTR. A source familiar with Biden’s transition team said the formal announcement...


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