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Instead of a separate group dealing with trade, USTR should be folded into the State Department. Many other developed countries have a Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (e.g., South Korea, Canada, Australia, New Zealand).
This would enable foreign policy considerations to be adequately considered in trade negotiations.
I suggest you prohibit Federal money from paying for employees to fly business class. It would save thousands of dollars each year and show the country's taxpayers that we are responsible.
If someone wants to fly business class, they are free to use individual frequent flier miles or pay out-of-pocket to upgrade.