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USTR: If WTO Appellate Body never comes back, ‘that would be fine’

June 17, 2020 at 2:12 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer made clear on Wednesday that the Trump administration has no plans to allow World Trade Organization members to restart the process of appointing members to the Appellate Body, saying that if the body never comes back, “that would be fine.” “I don’t think the Appellate Body was working well,” Lighthizer told members of the House Ways & Means Committee during a hearing on the 2020 trade policy agenda. “I think it was working against the...


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