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Lighthizer Plays Nice With WTO, Still Stumps For Revamps

Law360, New York (December 11, 2017, 3:31 PM EST) -- U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer addressed the World Trade Organization’s Ministerial Conference in Argentina on Monday, with relatively kind words for the multilateral trading system while reiterating his call for big changes to the WTO.

The Trump administration, and Lighthizer specifically, have had something of a fraught relationship with Geneva thus far, as many observers view the U.S. as moving beyond the WTO model. Lighthizer said Monday that while he believes the WTO can be a force for good, more work must be done to maximize...
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