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Lighthizer: 90-day window for China deal a 'hard deadline'

December 10, 2018 at 8:26 AM
The 90-day time frame set by the U.S. and China to reach a trade agreement is a “hard deadline,” U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday, making a rare television appearance in which he deflected a question about whether he might become the president's chief of staff. “As far as I’m concerned it’s a hard deadline,” Lighthizer said on CBS' Face the Nation of the U.S.-China understanding. “When I talk to the president of the United States, he’s not...


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