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Sources: Navarro to be promoted to ‘assistant to the president,’ regaining influence on trade

February 23, 2018 at 7:22 PM
Peter Navarro, whose influence on trade policy was seen as diminished when his office was moved under the National Economic Council last year, is being promoted to an “assistant to the president” role -- a move likely to elevate his ability to impact looming trade actions and ongoing negotiations, sources briefed on the personnel decision told Inside U.S. Trade . As one of his first acts in office last September, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly moved Navarro’s Office...

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