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

June 13, 2018 at 8:52 AM
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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