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Sen. Sasse: Trump has told Lighthizer, Kudlow to 'negotiate U.S. entry' into TPP

April 12, 2018 at 1:06 PM
President Trump has directed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and top economic adviser Larry Kudlow to “negotiate U.S. entry” into the Trans-Pacific Partnership, according to Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE). Following a meeting between the president, his advisers and members of Congress today, Sasse told reporters that Trump had advanced in his thinking on TPP, which he withdrew from shortly after taking office last year. Sasse and other congressional advocates for agricultural trade have been pushing ever since to re-enter the...

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