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Trump team: USTR will remain 'principal' negotiator of trade deals

December 28, 2016 at 12:54 PM
President-elect Trump’s business attorney, Jason Greenblatt, will help negotiate trade agreements in his new role as special representative for international negotiations , but the U.S. Trade Representative will remain the “principal negotiator on trade deals,” according to the Trump transition team. Senior communications adviser Sean Spicer told reporters on Dec. 28 that Greenblatt will be part of a trade policy team that will include the USTR, Commerce Secretary-designee Wilbur Ross and the assistant to the president and director of trade...

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