05.11.17

Burr Statement on the Confirmation of USTR Lighthizer

WASHINGTON – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) today made the following statement on the Senate approval of Robert Lighthizer to be the United States Trade Representative:

“I am pleased by the overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in support of Robert Lighthizer to be the United States Trade Representative. Mr. Lighthizer has decades of trade experience and understands the importance of enforcing our trade rules. I look forward to working with him to open new opportunities for American workers and business to sell their goods and services abroad and to ensure that our trading partners are living by their commitments.”