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Vaughn named acting U.S. Trade Representative and general counsel

March 3, 2017 at 7:18 PM
Steel attorney Stephen Vaughn has been named the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative's general counsel and acting U.S. Trade Representative, according to the agency. Vaughn, who was a member of President Trump's USTR transition team, was expected to be chosen for the general counsel's job once Robert Lighthizer is confirmed as USTR. Sources last month told Inside U.S. Trade that Vaughn – in an unofficial capacity – was already working out of the chief of staff's office at...

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