WASHINGTON — Ron Kirk, President-elect Barack Obama’s pick for U.S. trade representative, doesn’t have much of a track record on trade, leaving many in the fashion industry wondering how he’ll approach key issues.
Obama announced the selection of Kirk, a former mayor of Dallas, to the cabinet post at a press conference in Chicago on Friday, along with nominating Rep. Hilda Solis (D., Calif.), a strong union supporter and advocate for workers’ rights, as secretary of labor. Both must be confirmed by the Senate.
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