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In a hearing interrupted by protests over his role signing off on harsh interrogation techniques during the George W. Bush administration, Steven Bradbury, the Trump administration’s pick to lead the U.S. Transportation Department’s legal team, found himself faced with questions about a more recent matter in his career: His work for the now-bankrupt Takata Corp. as it dealt with the fallout from faulty air bags cited in more than 100 deaths and injuries.

C. Ryan Barber

C. Ryan Barber, based in Washington, covers government affairs and regulatory compliance. Contact him at cbarber@alm.com. On Twitter: @cryanbarber

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