The U.S. Senate confirmed Katherine Tai as U.S. Trade Representative on a 98-0 vote. Tai will now be sworn into office. The confirmation received praise from the agriculture industry. In a statement, the U.S. Dairy Export Council and National Milk Producers Federation said Tai’s commitment to work for all Americans provides a strong platform to ensure U.S. trade policy, and trade agreements will benefit the agriculture community. The American Farm Bureau Federation said there are opportunities to build on existing agreements and create new opportunities with the European Union and United Kingdom.
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