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Manufacturing alliance backs Lighthizer, urges quick confirmation

March 14, 2017
The Alliance for American Manufacturing, representing “leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers,” has come out in favor of Robert Lighthizer's speedy confirmation as U.S. Trade Representative. In a March 13 letter to Senate Finance Committee leaders, the group says the absence of a USTR and other key trade officials will put “American jobs at risk.” “Unfair trade practices like dumping, export subsidies, and currency manipulation drove the loss of one-third of U.S. manufacturing jobs since China’s entry into the World...

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