Statement on Approval of Cloture for Trade Promotion Authority

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) issued the following statement regarding the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank after today’s approval of cloture for Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

Today, Senate Democrats secured a commitment from the Majority Leader that reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank will receive a vote in June.  The vehicle will be negotiated between Senator Cantwell and Senator McConnell.  The President committed that reauthorization of the credit agency will be a priority of his current trade agenda.