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Sessions A Lone Voice On Trade During Convention's First Night

July 19, 2016 at 9:22 AM
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions was the only speaker on the first night of the Republican Party convention to devote significant time to trade issues, striking a familiar chord in opposing what he calls “Obamatrade” and lamenting trade deficits with China and Korea. Sessions – whose trade stances are close to Donald Trump's – took the stage in Cleveland to speak mostly about immigration. But early in his remarks he took on Hillary Clinton on trade, calling her “the champion of...


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