Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) welcomed the presidents submission of three free-trade agreements for votes but said it was long delayed.
The Senate passed TAA legislation last month in a bipartisan vote that garnered support from 77 Members. From that showing in the Senate, a senior White House official said, “We expect [TAA] to have bipartisan support in the House as well.”
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.