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Trump picks China critic Lighthizer for US trade representative

He names Reagan-era lawyer Robert Lighthizer, who is described as an advocate of greater protectionism

Washington

PRESIDENT-ELECT Donald Trump has picked lawyer Robert Lighthizer to head the US Trade Representative office, his transition team said on Tuesday in a further sign the incoming administration will take a tougher line on China.

"He has extensive experience striking

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