|19th United States Trade Representative|
|Assumed office |
March 18, 2021
|Preceded by||Robert Lighthizer|
|Born||March 18, 1974|
|Education||Yale University (BA)|
Harvard University (JD)
Katherine Chi Tai (born March 18, 1974) is an American lawyer and politician. She is the 19th and current United States Trade Representative since March 18, 2021. Tai is a member of the Democratic Party.
She was the chief trade counsel for the United States House Committee on Ways and Means.
In December 2020, Tai was nominated by then President-elect Joe Biden to serve as United States Trade Representative. She was confirmed by the United States Senate with a 98-0 vote on March 17, 2021.
References[change | change source]
- Garver, Rob (January 29, 2021). "Biden's Trade Representative Expected to Be Assertive with China". VOA. Retrieved February 9, 2021.
- Franck, Thomas (2020-12-10). "Biden picks longtime China critic Katherine Tai as top U.S. trade official". CNBC. Archived from the original on December 13, 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-11.