Trump names Lighthizer as trade representative, taps Pence adviser for West Wing

Trump names Lighthizer as trade representative, taps Pence adviser for West Wing

President-elect Donald Trump nominated Robert E. Lighthizer as the U.S. trade representative on Tuesday, recruiting to his Cabinet a veteran of the Reagan administration who has decades of experience in trade policy and litigation. Lighthizer, whose selected was first leaked by Trump transition officials late Monday, will join a team of Trump lieutenants charged with fulfilling one the central […]