The White House is relying on support from California Republicans in a cross-party lobbying campaign on trade. With a showdown congressional vote fast approaching, the Obama administration’s touch extended to Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin. Though a stalwart Republican, Swearengin was the only mayor at a high-level White House trade session Wednesday alongside cabinet secretaries and corporate CEOs. Video by Michael Doyle / Bee Washington Bureau Michael Doyle Bee Washington Bureau
The White House is relying on support from California Republicans in a cross-party lobbying campaign on trade. With a showdown congressional vote fast approaching, the Obama administration’s touch extended to Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin. Though a stalwart Republican, Swearengin was the only mayor at a high-level White House trade session Wednesday alongside cabinet secretaries and corporate CEOs. Video by Michael Doyle / Bee Washington Bureau Michael Doyle Bee Washington Bureau
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June 10, 2015 1:55 PM

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