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Wyden, set to take Finance gavel, hopes Tai is confirmed ‘very soon’

January 13, 2021 at 2:46 PM
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), poised to chair the Senate Finance Committee once the Democrats take control, said on Wednesday he hopes to move to confirm U.S. Trade Representative-designate Katherine Tai “very soon.” Wyden has served as ranking member of the panel since the 114th Congress. He was the Finance Committee chairman from 2014-2015. Tai, chief trade counsel for the House Ways & Means Committee majority, is expected to sail through the confirmation process. To date she has received broad support...

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