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Obama nominates Ways & Means Democratic aide for ITC commissioner

January 19, 2017 at 8:21 AM
President Obama this week nominated a Democratic House Ways & Means Committee aide, Jason Kearns, to serve on the International Trade Commission. Kearns, the chief trade counsel for the minority on Ways & Means, would serve until December 2024 if approved by the Senate, according to a Jan. 17 White House announcement. The six-member commission by law can have no more than three members from one political party. Kearns would replace Commissioner Dean Pinkert, whose term expired on June 16,...


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