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Trump taps special adviser Michael Nemelka to be deputy USTR

March 20, 2020 at 1:07 PM
President Trump on Friday announced his intent to nominate Michael Nemelka, a special adviser to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, to serve as deputy USTR. Nemelka, a Washington, DC-based attorney who hails from Utah , will if confirmed by the Senate succeed C.J. Mahoney, the deputy USTR for investment, services, labor, environment, Africa, China and the Western Hemisphere. The position carries the rank of ambassador. Trump in January announced he had picked Mahoney to serve as the State Department’s legal...

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