WASHINGTON — Influencing the government’s trade policy just became more difficult for the fashion industry’s cadre of lobbyists.
The White House issued a directive last week asking federal agencies to ban federally registered lobbyists from serving on advisory boards and commissions, a move that will force some retailers and apparel brands, as well as the industry’s trade associations, to rethink their lobbying strategies with Congress and the White House.
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