Ambassador Lighthizer’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Jeffrey Gerrish


WASHINGTON – U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer released the following statement following Senate confirmation of Jeffrey Gerrish to serve as Deputy United States Trade Representative:

“I applaud the Senate’s action to confirm Jeff Gerrish to be the Deputy U.S. Trade Representative. Jeff is a seasoned expert whose experience in international trade will be crucial in negotiating fair and reciprocal trade deals that level the playing field and benefit American workers. I look forward to having him join the President’s team.”