Browner briefs lawmakers on Copenhagen plans


Browner declined to comment after the meeting. Lawmakers in attendance included Sen. John KerryJohn KerryFormer Obama officials say Netanyahu turned down secret peace deal: AP How dealmaker Trump can resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict John Kerry to teach at Yale on global issues MORE (D-Mass.), who is co-sponsoring the major Senate cap-and-trade plan with Boxer, and also working with Sens. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamClub for Growth launches ad targeting GOP tax writer Dem senator asks for 'top to bottom' review of Syria policy A guide to the committees: Senate MORE (R-S.C.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) on proposals.

Others spotted leaving the meeting include Sens. Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseA guide to the committees: Senate Pruitt confirmation sets stage for Trump EPA assault Senate Dems ask DHS inspector general for probe of Trump’s business arrangement MORE (D-R.I.), Ben CardinBen CardinWarren wants briefing on probe into Trump ally A guide to the committees: Senate House bill would prevent Trump from lifting Russian sanctions MORE (D-Md.), Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), Tom UdallTom UdallA guide to the committees: Senate Senate Dems ask DHS inspector general for probe of Trump’s business arrangement Dem senators call for independent Flynn probe MORE (D-N.M.) and Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenDem senator asks for 'top to bottom' review of Syria policy A guide to the committees: Senate Mattis on rise in Trump administration MORE (D-N.H.).

Cardin similarly described the meeting as a chance to bring senators up to date on the upcoming Copenhagen talks and what the U.S. hopes to achieve.