Obama attends congressional baseball game before trade vote

first_img Quick workouts for men Obama arrived early in the game, with his party leading 2-1. He chatted up Democrats, including House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, before greeting the Republican players. Pelosi and other members of the House Democratic leadership were not in uniform.Fans in the stands behind the Democratic dugout chanted “Four More Years, Four More Years” while spectators seated on the Republican side chanted “TPA, TPA” — a reference to the Trade Promotion Authority that Obama is seeking from Congress.A critical House vote set for Friday is expected to be close and dramatic, as many House Democrats oppose the legislation. The Senate has already passed the trade promotion bill.Among the lawmakers wearing baseball uniforms were Republican presidential candidate and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona.Obama wore slacks and a dress shirt and brought two dozen bottles of White House-brewed beer for the winning team.The Congressional Baseball Game was established in 1909 and over the years has evolved into a fundraiser benefiting several District of Columbia charities.___Follow Darlene Superville on Twitter: https://sp2.img.hsyaolu.com.cn/wp-shlf1314/2032/IMG12416.jpg” alt=”last_img” />


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