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White House: Primary Results Show Lawmakers 'Behind The Curve' In Opposing Trade Policies

August 31, 2016 at 4:43 PM
Citing the results of recent primary contests, White House spokesman Josh Earnest today suggested that members of Congress who oppose the president's trade policies out of political concern “might be a little behind the curve.” Earnest, speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, was asked whether the White House views the results of primary elections this week – including races won easily by Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), as well as Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) –...

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