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USTR 'consulting with Congress' on who serves as chief transparency officer

August 24, 2017 at 4:07 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is consulting with Congress on an announcement of a chief transparency officer, though it won't say who – if anyone – is serving in the position today. The position has sparked controversy among lawmakers since Congress created it in 2015, and the issue has come up again in recent weeks as the renegotiation of NAFTA gets underway. Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), ranking member of the House Ways & Means trade subcommittee, and Debbie...

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