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Trump's new trade flirtation

Larry Kudlow leaving a White House ceremony
Kudlow after a Trump speech in the Rose Garden today. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

President Trump has deputized his chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow and his top trade negotiator Robert Lighthizer to take a fresh look at at re-entering Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.

Why it matters: Re-opening the door to TPP after closing it last year would be a major pivot.