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Lighthizer, in 2010, pushed for a 'significantly more aggressive approach' to China

January 3, 2017 at 9:12 AM
Early analysis of President-elect Donald Trump's pick of Robert Lighthizer for U.S. trade representative is focusing on 2010 testimony the former deputy USTR delivered to the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission, calling for a “significantly more aggressive approach” to China. Lighthizer's testimony analyzed China's role in the World Trade Organization, revisiting how and why China's WTO accession came about and concluding that most “promises have not been fulfilled.” He also offered recommendations for what U.S. officials could do...

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