Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, talks to media from meeting in his office along at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. With McConnell originate from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, right. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The clock is ticking for Republicans to give President Trump’s trade handle Canada and Mexico before Democrats officially take control of home of Representatives.
In a letter Tuesday 12 Republican senators requested the White House send Congress the last text of the United States, Mexico, Canada Agreement to start the procedure for just a vote. The gang, which include Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Utah Senator Mike Lee, explained will probably be more difficult to move the balance as with Democrats in power in the lower chamber the coming year.
The White House has until November 30 to submit the draft as a way for the legislation that need considering through the current Congress.