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Ambassador C. Boyden Gray Comments on the Prospect of a “Quick” Trade Deal With Britain

Former Ambassador C. Boyden Gray commented Thursday on the prospect of reaching a “quick” bilateral trade deal between Britain and the U.S. On Britain’s ability to negotiate unilaterally before exiting the E.U. : It doesn’t make much sense because technically, legally the U.K. is not even allowed to start negotiations until after they’ve left the EU[.] On the likely length of…

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Boyden Gray on President-Elect Trump and the Environment

Former Ambassador C. Boyden Gray appeared on NPR’s “On Point” to debate the fate of the environment in a Trump Administration. The full recording is available here: On U.S. Greenhouse Gas reductions: The United States has reduced CO2 more than any other country over the last ten, twenty years, largely because of the development, in Oklahoma and elsewhere, of natural gas…

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WSJ Quotes C. Boyden Gray on Chinese Aluminum Stockpiled in the Mexican Desert

The WSJ quoted former ambassador C. Boyden Gray’s opinion that a giant aluminum stockpile, recently shipped from the Mexican desert to Vietnam, belongs to a prominent Chinese aluminum company. The full article is available here. “A large amount of Vietnam’s aluminum imports has come from China. Nearly all of Vietnam’s Chinese aluminum-extrusion imports came from Liaoning province, where China Zhongwang’s…

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Boyden Gray on President-Elect Trump’s White House Counsel Nomination

Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray recently spoke with news outlets in support of President-Elect Donald Trump’s decision to nominate Donald McGahn to serve as White House Counsel. In a statement reported by Fox News, Gray said, “The Counsel to the President needs solid Washington experience, but also a serious prior relationship with the President that allows for candor, and…

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Boyden Gray on Presidential Nominations and U.S.-EU Relations

Boyden Gray spoke with Bloomberg’s David Westin on Tuesday about the Trump Transition and the new Administration’s relationship to Europe. The video is available here. On the urgency of filling sub-cabinet positions in the Administration: [T]he rule of thumb in Washington is that you only have a six-month window really to launch policies because then the bureaucracy closes around you,…

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