Statement From MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on the Nomination of Michael Froman to Serve as United States Trade Representative
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May 2, 2013
STATEMENT FROM MPAA CHAIRMAN AND CEO SENATOR CHRIS DODD ON THE NOMINATION OF MICHAEL FROMAN TO SERVE AS UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE
WASHINGTON – Today, President Obama nominated Michael Froman to be the next United States Trade Representative. President Obama made the announcement before departing for Mexico where trade is expected to be a key part of his discussions with Mexican President Peña Nieto.
MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Dodd today praised the Obama Administration for its nomination of Froman as U.S. Trade Representative.
“Michael Froman brings an enormous amount of knowledge to this role from his years of serving as White House Chief International Economic Affairs Advisor. This experience will prove vital in overseeing the completion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and ensuring that trade remains a top priority for the U.S. government,” said Dodd.
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