Brown was speaking with Sen. Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseySenate Democrats launch investigation into Trump tax law regulations Advocates call for ObamaCare open enrollment extension after website glitches The US needs to lead again on disability rights MORE Jr. (D-Pa.) in a briefing for reporters in which they expressed their support for renewing the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, which is a package of training and employment services for American workers who have lost their jobs as a result of foreign trade.

The Hill’s On The Money blog reported on Wednesday that the lawmakers in Congress and the Obama administration could move forward as early as next week on three pending trade deals and a reauthorization of the TAA.