USTR nominee Robert Lighthizer hearing before Senate Finance Committee

Lighthizer promises NAFTA will not be step backwards

During Senate Finance Committee hearing, Lighthizer promises to make NAFTA agreement better without losing agricultural sales.

At a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Wednesday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the new top trade negotiator, outlined his goals going forward, including how he will level the playing field for American ranchers, farmers, workers and businesses.

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