WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Finance Committee easily approved President Joe Biden’s pick to be America’s top trade negotiator.
The panel on Wednesday confirmed Katherine Tai to be U.S. trade representative on a voice vote. Her nomination, which has received strong bipartisan support, will now go to the full Senate for approval.
Tai has promised to make sure that U.S. trade policy benefits America’s workers, not just corporations, and to work more closely with U.S. allies to counter an increasingly assertive China.
Fluent in Mandarin, Tai spent several years as the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s head of China enforcement.
She last worked as the top trade staffer
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