Sen. Claire McCaskill voted to end debate on a controversial bill that would allow the president to seek congressional approval for trade deals through a simple up-or-down vote without amendments. Tuesday’s 60-37 vote clears a major procedural hurdle for the bill to pass the U.S. Senate.
Sen. Claire McCaskill voted to end debate on a controversial bill that would allow the president to seek congressional approval for trade deals through a simple up-or-down vote without amendments. Tuesday’s 60-37 vote clears a major procedural hurdle for the bill to pass the U.S. Senate. File photo
Sen. Claire McCaskill voted to end debate on a controversial bill that would allow the president to seek congressional approval for trade deals through a simple up-or-down vote without amendments. Tuesday’s 60-37 vote clears a major procedural hurdle for the bill to pass the U.S. Senate. File photo

Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri is criticized for vote to end debate on fast-track trade bill

June 23, 2015 04:15 PM