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Inside U.S. Trade - 01/13/2017

Finance members meet with USTR pick; Hatch pledges to push for TPP

January 12, 2017
As Donald Trump's pick for U.S. trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, made the rounds on Capitol Hill this week, members of the Senate Finance Committee were gearing up for a confirmation hearing they say could involve questions about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the nominee's stance on how to tap new export markets for the U.S. agriculture industry. Lighthizer on Jan. 10 met with Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), as well as with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). He is...


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