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Industry News & Trends / North America
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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