Wyden wants ‘tough’ and ‘smart’ trade policy under Trump; Brady to talk to Lighthizer ‘soon’

Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden (D-OR) this week told Inside U.S. Trade he will push Trump cabinet nominees with responsibility for trade policy on their commitment to enforcement, stressing he would like the new administration to take a “tough” and “smart” approach. [Daily News| January 5, 2017 |Inside US Trade] “If I could describe what…

Media Coverage: CEO of CPA Quoted in Inside US Trade Regarding Lighthizer Pick

Coalition for a Prosperous America CEO Michael Stumo, meanwhile, said Lighthizer is “an excellent choice” – adding that “he understands that international trade is a strategic game of conflicting national interests and a competition for good jobs and industries.” Key lawmakers, business community welcome Lighthizer pick, touting his experience on trade [Jenny Leonard| January 3,…

Press Release: CPA Supports Lighthizer USTR Nomination

On Tuesday morning, President-elect Donald Trump nominated Robert Lighthizer to serve as the next U.S. Trade Representative. CPA supports the nomination and pledged to work with Mr. Lighthizer to improve US trade policy. “Ambassador Lighthizer is an excellent choice to replace Michael Froman as the US Trade Representative,” said Michael Stumo, CEO of CPA.  “He…