Robert Lighthizer

Robert Lighthizer is Trump's nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, a cabinet-level position. Lighthizer is a lawyer who served as Deputy Trade Representative under Reagan. As a partner at the Washington offices of the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Lighthizer has represented many U.S. corporations and has harshly criticized China's trade practices.

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