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U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer says his office is committed to counter growing protectionism of EU states.

U.S. Robert Lighthizer'>Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer proposed up to 100% additional tariffs on French products, saying France's digital services tax discriminates against U.S. companies

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Jennifer Hillman, a trade expert at the Council on Foreign Relations, said many of Robert Lighthizer and Trump’s new views on trade “are basically borrowing what Democrats have said for many, many years.”

Liu He, China’s top negotiator on trade, spoke with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin about "resolving core issues."

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Tue talked on the phone. The two sides reached consensus on resolving relevant issues and agreed to maintain communication on remaining issues of the phase-one deal.

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Freeland is greeted by US Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer on arrival in DC.

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The letter to @USTradeRep 's Robert Lighthizer alleged the administration did not abide by Trade Promotion Authority, the federal law covering congressional approval of trade deals.

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He spoke with US Trade representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and other senior officials speak with US Robert Lighthizer'>Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to continue working on a preliminary agreement for resolving their tariff war


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Sen. : "Sir, it just means you don't pick stupid fights." . Robert Lighthizer: "If your conclusion is that China taking over all of our technology and the future of our children is a stupid fight, then you are right. We should capitulate."

I spotted Peter Navarro and Robert Lighthizer just outside the Oval Office moments before the president tweeted this. It’s entirely possible he’s tweeting now with their input as he goes along.

I asked U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer why the U.S. continues to drag its feet on the problem of ocean plastic waste. He assured me this is a priority. I’ve now been assured of this by Lighthizer, GOP colleagues, Wheeler, Secretary Pompeo & the President. So what’s the delay?

China Retreats: U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer says China is “reneging” on previous commitments in trade talks, says U.S. will raise tariffs Friday#MAGA  #AmericaFirst  #Dobbs 

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He laughs, when Pres Trump tells his Robert Lighthizer'>Trade Rep Robert Lighthizer that he disagrees with the use of Memorandums of Understanding in trade deals. Lighthizer gets the message and says they won't use that term anymore.

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Unlike Afghanistan Codel, Trump admin trip to Davos is still on Jan 22-25. Traveling are Steven Mnuchin, Mike Pompeo, Wilbur Ross, and USTR Robert Lighthizer - CNN reporting.

NEWS: People now under consideration for White House chief of staff include Acting Attorney General MATT WHITAKER. Also U.S. Trade RepresentativeROBERT LIGHTHIZER and Representative MARK MEADOWS. Via

Trade rep Robert Lighthizer tells that US-Mexico trade deal is done; thousands of pages of carefully-negotiated provisions. 'This is not a general idea. It is very, very specific.'

JUST IN: tells reporters that during their meeting with Trump, he ordered Robert Lighthizer and Larry Kudlow to look at rejoining TPP - to open up more markets for farmers

@BenSasse  says President Trump has instructed Larry Kudlow and Robert Lighthizer to look at re-entering TPP negotiations