Robert Lighthizer

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin walk on Pennsylvania Avenue back to the White House after meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He for trade talks Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Washington.
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May 09, 2019 - 11:22 pm
By Paul Wiseman and Kevin Freking WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators met Thursday just hours before the United States was set to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the world's two biggest economies. China has threatened to retaliate if...
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EU US Trade War Tariffs
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May 30, 2018 - 2:15 pm
By Alanna Petroff (CNN Money) -- The United States could soon be in open conflict with two key trading partners: The European Union and China. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström is meeting Trump administration officials Wilbur Ross and Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday in a bid to avoid US...
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