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Lighthizer on China: Biden should -- and likely will -- keep tariffs, export controls in place

February 18, 2021
Former U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer sees “no reason in the world” for President Biden to change the broad contours of the Trump administration’s trade approach to China -- but if he does, he should be held “accountable,” he said on Wednesday. Lighthizer was interviewed on Fox Business by host Larry Kudlow, who the National Economic Council director for President Trump. Asked about the phase-one trade deal he negotiated with China, Lighthizer described its commitments and enforceability as unprecedented and...

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