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Washington state lawmakers urge Lighthizer to negotiate 232 'solution' to shield ag products

June 13, 2018
Cherries, apples and potatoes from Washington state are being caught in the crossfire between the U.S. and countries hit with steel and aluminum tariffs by the Trump administration, according to a bipartisan group of lawmakers. In a June 11 letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the group – which includes Sens. Patty Murray (D) and Maria Cantwell (D), as well as House Ways & Means trade subcommittee chairman Dave Reichert (R) – urges the administration to “make it a...

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