Trump Selects Robert Lighthizer As U.S. Trade Representative

By Robert SchroederMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Robert Lighthizer to be U.S. Trade Representative, Trump's transition team announced Tuesday. Lighthizer was deputy U.S. Trade Representative under President Ronald Reagan, and Trump said in a statement he will do "an amazing job helping turn around the failed trade policies which have robbed so many Americans of prosperity."

Copyright © 2017 MarketWatch, Inc.

Continue Reading Below