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Confirmation of US Trade Representative nominee, Robert Lighthizer

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U.S. Trade Representative

According to news reports, President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate Robert Lighthizer as U.S> Trade Representative.

Biography

(source: Wikipedia)

Robert Emmet Lighthizer (born October 11, 1947), is an American lawyer.

Born in Ashtabula, Ohio, Lighthizer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1969 and a Juris Doctor in 1973 from Georgetown University. After his studies, he worked as a lawyer. He has for a long time represented the U.S. steel industry. In the 1980s, he served as deputy trade representative during President Ronald Reagan's administration.

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