President Obama will reappoint former Minnesota congressman Bill Frenzel to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, which provides policy advice to the White House on trade matters.

President Bush appointed Frenze, a Republican,l to the committee in 2002; he served as the panel’s chairman from 2002 to 2011. Frenzel also served on Bush’s Tax Reform Commission.

From 1971 to 1991, Frenzel represented the Third Congressional District, the seat currently held by GOP U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen.

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