Vice President Pence Participates in a Swearing-in Ceremony for U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer


The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, a critical position ahead of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.

Robert Emmet “Bob” Lighthizer is an American lawyer and the incoming United States Trade Representative. After receiving both his undergraduate and law degrees from Georgetown University, Lighthizer joined the law firm of Covington & Burling. Wikipedia


Born: October 11, 1947 (age 69), Ashtabula, OH
President: Donald Trump