The Latest on a bill to rein in federal antitrust laws in the U.S. and around the world (all times local):10 p.m.
President Donald Trump says he would like to sign the antitrust legislation, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s not ready to do so.
Trump has been pressuring Senate Republicans to pass the legislation, arguing it would help U.K. and European companies.
McConnell told reporters that he had been looking for a way to get the bill signed into law, but was disappointed to hear Trump had said he wants to sign it.
McConnell said that would have been a good outcome.
Trump says he has the votes to sign into law the law to reinstate the Sherman Antitrust Act, but some Republicans in the Senate oppose the legislation.10:20 p.t.
President Trump said he has “the votes” to reinstitute the Sherman Act in the new Congress.
Trump said Tuesday he has enough votes to get it through the Senate.
Trump also said that he and Vice President Mike Pence would work to get legislation passed in the House to help U,K.
The House Judiciary Committee voted on Tuesday to pass a bill repealing the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.
The measure passed the House unanimously but failed to pass in the chamber of the Senate, where Republican leaders hold a 52-48 majority.12 a.m.:Senators have voted to approve a bill that would repeal the Sherman anti-trust law.
The bill passed the Senate unanimously but lost in the Democratic-controlled Senate.
Senate Majority Leader McConnell says it’s still not clear how many Republicans will support the legislation because they haven’t been briefed on the plan.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who chairs the Senate’s committee on labor and consumer affairs, said it is unclear if the House bill will be voted on and if it will be sent to Trump for his signature.12,000:The White House says the U,S.
will have 2.6 million net new jobs in September, and it has added more than 1 million jobs since December.
The unemployment rate has dropped to 7.6 percent.11:30 p.p.M.
President Donald Trump is visiting New York City to meet with state and local officials, and he says he will sign legislation to reinstatement the Sherman antitrust law.
Trump, who was in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, will visit the United States Capitol to sign a bill restoring the Sherman law.11 p.me.
The Republican-led House of Representatives has passed a bill lifting the anti-competitive protections of the Sherman, but Democrats say the bill is not complete and it’s not clear whether it will become law.
The bill passed Monday, with Republican support.
It is expected to pass on Tuesday.11 a.me.:President Donald Trumps remarks to reporters in New York.
The White House is looking forward to signing the bill, and the House of Congress has passed it.
President-elect Donald Trump, right, listens to the words of President-elect Joe Biden.
Trump, left, has made a point of thanking Biden.
(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)President Donald J. Trump has been pressing Senate Republicans for a legislative fix to reinstates the Sherman antitrust law, which the GOP has been trying to repeal for more than a year.12.30 p-a.m:President Donald Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Cleveland.
He says the bill will restore U.L.T. and he hopes to sign that legislation.
President Joe Biden, left in the front row, and Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky have been lobbying for a bill reinstating the Sherman bill.
Senate Democrats will vote Tuesday on whether to include a provision in the legislation to restore the Sherman anticompetitive provisions.
Senate Republicans hold a 51-48 advantage over Democrats in the 112th Congress.11.45 p-A.M.:Senate Democrats are voting on whether the Sherman provisions of the bill should be included.
Senate Democrats are split on whether or not to include the Sherman measures in the bill to restore antitrust protections.
Senate Democrat Maria Cantwell and Democrat Joe Manchin have introduced the Sherman Bill, which would reinstate antitrust protections in the country and around a number of countries.
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Grassley, left with Republican Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell, has also introduced the legislation and is expected on Tuesday afternoon to introduce it.11-1 a.k.A.
Trump tweets: I just signed the Sherman Trade Protection Act.
It’s a big win for U.I.S., our companies, and for all Americans.
I am signing this legislation so that we can stop the Sherman Acts and bring back the Sherman.12-31 p.a.
M:Republican Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn has said that the bill has not been fully briefed on its contents.
He said he had asked the White House for more details on the bill.