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    US Senate Committee Delays Vote on Trade Representative Nominee Lighthizer

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    The US Senate Finance Committee on Thursday delayed a vote on Robert Lighthizer, President Donald Trump's nominee for the position US Trade Representative, due to lack of quorum.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The senators on the Finance Committee will vote on Lighthizer nomination the last week of April, after the two-week Easter break.

    Lighthizer previously served as Deputy Trade Representative under President Ronald Reagan and was chief of staff of the US Senate Finance Committee during Reagan's administration.


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