Senate Confirms Froman As Next US Trade Rep.

Law360, New York (June 19, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to confirm White House economic adviser Mike Froman as the U.S. trade representative, filling the top spot at the nation's trade office as the administration tries to make good on its ambitious trade agenda.

The upper house voted 93-4 to confirm Froman, who served as the deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs during President Barack Obama's first term and is widely seen an architect of the current U.S. trade platform. He will fill a post that's been vacant...
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