WASHINGTON – Progressive Coalition for American Jobs Senior Advisor Mitch Stewart released the following statement today in response to the Obama Administration's announcement that U.S. Trade Representative Chief of Staff Matt Vogel will serve as Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative:
"The news today that Matt Vogel has been promoted to Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative is a win for our economy and our country. Matt has been an important progressive voice on President Obama's economic team since the beginning of the Administration. He has played a key role in promoting Wall Street reform, investment in our nation's infrastructure, low-income tax credits, and a modern trade policy that provides stronger protections for labor rights and the environment. On behalf of the Progressive Coalition for American Jobs, we congratulate Matt and thank him for his continued leadership."
The Progressive Coalition for American Jobs brings together progressives and Democrats committed to leveling the playing field for American workers and building a stronger economy for all of us.
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