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on May 11, 2017

Lighthizer confirmed as US Trade Representative

Ag groups want him to take farmers into account in NAFTA renegotiation

Robert Lighthizer was confirmed by an 82-14 vote on Thursday as President Donald Trump’s U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).

Lighthizer previously served as deputy USTR under President Ronald Reagan. He also who played a senior role during Bob Dole’s 1996 presidential campaign and has more recently worked on trade issues as…

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