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Quote-unquote: Lighthizer in – and the rest involves NAFTA

May 19, 2017
This week’s two big events – Robert Lighthizer’s swearing in as USTR and the Trump administration’s formal notification to Congress of its intent to renegotiate NAFTA – describe the beginning and end of this week’s quotes. Lighthizer’s first words on the trade path forward . “When my grandchildren … talk to their grandchildren, they will say that President Trump permanently reversed the dangerous trajectory of American trade, put America first, made our farmers, ranchers and workers richer and the country...

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