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Sen. Sasse: Trump team's trade approach is 'just wrong'

August 10, 2017
Sen. Ben Sasse (NE), a first-term Republican who has positioned himself as a policy leader on various fronts, on Wednesday criticized the Trump administration's approach to global trade while urging the president to seek a deal with Japan. Sasse – one of three Senate Republicans to vote against confirmation of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer over concerns about the White House's possible protectionist tilt – said the U.S. was losing market share in Asia because of President Trump's decision to...


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