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Senators probe trade nominees on Section 232 due process, retaliation preparation

June 12, 2018 at 2:43 PM
Editor's note: This story was updated after initial publication to correct a quote from Sen. Wyden. Members of the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday questioned nominees for key trade posts on how they would try to ensure due process is followed in Section 232 investigations and probed whether the U.S. is adequately prepared for retaliation. The committee on June 12 considered Jeffrey Kessler, President Trump’s pick to serve as assistant Commerce secretary for enforcement and compliance, as well as...

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