In a statement released Wednesday, AFBF President Zippy Duvall hailed president-elect Donald Trump’s pick for United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer.  

“The American Farm Bureau Federation looks forward to working with United States Trade Representative nominee Robert Lighthizer. Mr. Lighthizer has had a long and distinguished career in trade, working in the White House, Senate and private sector to assure favorable trading conditions for American goods and services,” Duvall said.