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Spooner Named Chief Textile Negotiator

Washinigton Outlook

James A. Morrissey, Washington Correspondent

David Spooner, former office manager and legislative director for Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC), has been named Special Textile Negotiator in the office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Spooner has the strong support of the U.S. textile industry . In naming him to the post, U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick said Spooner will work with the U.S. textile and apparel industries to expand their access to overseas markets and "help the industries as they adjust for the future." He added: "David Spooners experience on Capitol Hill and his knowledge of textile issues and textile communities provide the UStr with an important and special perspective."