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USTR seen as unlikely to fill two open deputy slots before elections

April 1, 2024 at 5:00 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is heading into the home stretch of the Biden administration’s first term with two unfilled deputy positions and dwindling chances that Congress will move to confirm a controversial pick to fill one of the slots, according to sources and analysts. In January, President Biden announced Nelson Cunningham was his choice to succeed Deputy USTR for Europe and the Western Hemisphere Jayme White, who left the agency last October after roughly two years on...

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