Senators voted 71-25 to approve the measure which includes $38B in extra war funding.
The Export-Import Bank's charter expires June 30.
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The vote on repealing the medical device tax was 280-140, with 46 Democrats in favor.
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The House took a first step toward resuscitating the White House’s trade agenda.
The House is on track to vote again on trade later Thursday.
"It's hard for me to comprehend anything so awful," the Democrat said.
The Senate could also take an initial vote on a defense spending bill.
Nineteen Republicans voted for the measure.
Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford attended the group's first meeting.
Republicans predicted a final vote will happen Thursday.