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…