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Trump blames Democrats for holding up nominees for top USTR slots

December 06, 2017
President Trump on Wednesday lamented a dearth of senior political appointees in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, blaming Democrats for holding up his nominees. “We're waiting for a lot of our trade representatives to be approved,” he said before a Cabinet meeting at the White House. “The Democrats just don't want to give us those people,” Trump claimed, without elaborating. “They delay them as long as possible; they take every single minute that they can take. It's not...


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