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Ways & Means members press USTR for U.S.-Japan deal details

November 14, 2019 at 6:09 PM
House lawmakers are pressing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer for more information on initial and broader trade deals with Tokyo, questioning how the agency says it is upholding key tenets of a 2015 trade law. The Trump administration in September finalized an agreement with Japan on agriculture and industrial goods. It also inked a deal on digital trade . Additionally, Trump said the two sides planned to begin talks on a more comprehensive deal in 2020. But lawmakers are questioning...

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