Trump taps Reagan ex-official Lighthizer as trade chief

Jan 4, 2017

Trump taps Reagan ex-official Lighthizer as trade chief

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday he will nominate former trade official Robert Lighthizer as the next U.S. trade representative. Lighthizer served as U.S. deputy trade chief under President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s, playing a major role in negotiating some two dozen bilateral ...

Dec 28, 2016

Trump names company lawyer as 'international negotiator'

Donald Trump has designated his company’s chief lawyer as a top international negotiator, the U.S. president-elect’s transition team announced Tuesday. Jason Greenblatt, the executive vice president and chief legal officer for the Trump Organization — which oversees the Republican’s business empire — will serve ...