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Trump's Ex-Im Nominee Called ‘Untrustworthy’ by Business Group


The National Association of Manufacturers renewed its call for the Senate to reject former Representative Scott Garrett’s nomination to lead the Export-Import Bank in a final push to block him before a confirmation hearing next week.

In a letter Wednesday to the Senate Banking Committee, the trade group called Garrett “untrustworthy and unqualified” to lead the bank based on his previous efforts to shut it down. The Ex-Im Bank helps foreign companies buy U.S. products when private banks won’t provide financing.

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