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White House confirms Gerrish is Trump's choice for deputy USTR slot

June 11, 2017 at 1:28 PM
The White House on Friday confirmed that the president plans to nominate trade attorney Jeffrey Gerrish of Maryland for deputy U.S. Trade Representative for Asia, Europe, the Middle East and industrial competitiveness. Gerrish leads the international trade group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP – the firm USTR Robert Lighthizer left in January. “He has wide-ranging experience on a variety of international trade issues,” the White House said in a statement. “In particular, he has extensive experience litigating...

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