USTR nominee says he will give priority to agriculture trade

President Trump’s nominee for U.S. trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, said at his confirmation hearing that he will follow Trump’s “America first” policy. Reminded by farm-state senators of the importance of exports to the agricultural economy, Lighthizer responded, “I assure you we will prioritize agriculture,” reported DTN. Senate Agriculture chairman Pat Roberts criticized suggestions the administration… » Read More

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