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McConnell Won't Allow Vote On Fincher Ex-Im Bill; Bank Off The Table In Budget Talks

October 26, 2015 at 6:47 PM
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will not take up a standalone bill to renew the Export-Import Bank that the House is slated to take up on Monday (Oct. 26) under a discharge petition and could pass shortly thereafter, according to a spokesman. “No, [McConnell] will not spend a week of floor time on a bill he doesn’t support,” McConnell spokesman Don Stewart said in an Oct. 26 email, when asked whether the majority leader would let a House-passed standalone...

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