McConnell Cancels August Recess Due to 'Historic Obstruction by Senate Democrats'
10 June, 2018, 09:40 | Author: Tina Rodriquez
"Madame President, I'm still speaking", Flanagan said. They hurt American workers, families, and employers.
Nonetheless Corker's amendment represents the most significant attempt thus far by Republican lawmakers to arrest Trump's protectionist trade agenda.
Republicans hope that approving more Trump nominations and legislation would show voters that the GOP-run government can produce results.
If senate majority leader Mitch McConnell calls a vote on the bill in coming days, it will be a sign that he, too, has decided it is time to curb Trump.
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), in gray tie at left, listens to President Trump speak during a rally in Nashville late last month.
Republicans are working with the narrowest of majorities as Sen. "We should give the president the time and ability to achieve his goals".
"Not everything we do has to be legislative".
Asked if those powers of persuasion were effective, Cornyn cracked a grin. He said lawmakers would "continue to make the case" with the president and his staff, which he noted is divided. The standoff is raising an uncomfortable question: If Republicans can't confront Trump on trade, can they challenge him on anything?
"We have the worst trade deals ever made and we're going to have now fair trade deals", he said at the Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters.
"He's obviously not pleased with this effort", Corker told reporters in Washington.
The Senate must still pass its version of the bill and the two versions must be reconciled before a final compromise bill can come up for a vote in both the House and Senate later this year.
Democrats say Trump secured a record number of circuit court judges in his first year, 12, to just three for Obama in his first year. Corker wasted little time in jumping in to craft his proposal.
Toomey, who was re-elected in 2016 and thus insulated from immediate voter blowback, engaged with the Trump administration on tariffs as early as March 8, calling them a mistake. It was also backed by Democratic senators including Sen.
"It's not that we don't want fair trade", Rounds told reporters.
That means it would undercut what has become a primary weapon in the administration's hardline ongoing trade negotiations with countries across the world - including close USA allies in the EU, Canada and Mexico. AI debate flares at Google MORE (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday that the Senate will not pass legislation reining in President TrumpDonald John TrumpSix takeaways from 2018's Super Tuesday Dem Andrew Janz advances in bid to unseat NunesMontana GOP candidate Rosendale to take on Tester in November MORE's tariff authority, despite frustration within the caucus about the administration's recent trade actions.
The president remains popular in numerous ruby-red states, including in, where he campaigned for the Republican Senate nominee, Mike Braun, and bashed Democratic Sen.
The bipartisan legislation that Corker filed would require the president to submit to Congress any tariffs put in place under a process that invokes national security.
The abrupt adjourning was also motivated by the Republicans' fear that they didn't have enough votes to counter a move by Democrats, supported by Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, which would force the chamber to vote on measures that would ensure coverage for contraception by insurance companies and strengthen the state's abortion laws. "It isn't as if the dog has not barked", said Sen. "I've got to get a farm bill done. I don't want to roil the waters".
The decision comes as welcome news to GOP lawmakers concerned about the upcoming midterm elections, which will determine control of the Senate.
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