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The Hill’s Whip List: Trade bill picks up momentum

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The fight over fast-track trade legislation is now focused on the House, with a vote scheduled for Friday.

Senators approved legislation to boost President Obama’s trade powers just ahead of Congress’s Memorial Day recess in a 62-37 vote.

But the White House and GOP House leaders face a close vote, with strong opposition from progressives worried about trade’s effect on American jobs and from conservatives balking at handing Obama more power.

{mosads}A large percentage of House Democrats oppose fast-track or are leaning towards voting no. Republican leaders will need to keep GOP defections to a minimum. Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been meeting with conservative lawmakers to sell them on the trade bill.

The Hill will continue to update this list. Please send updates to vneedham@thehill.com.

Lucy Feickert, Kate Hardiman, Kelly Kaler, Caroline Kelly, Hanna Krueger, Mike Lillis, Rachel Ravina, Marianna Sotomayor, and Scott Wong contributed.

This story was last updated on June 12 at 12:43 p.m.

 

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REPUBLICANS – YES OR LEANING YES (119)

Rep. Ralph Lee Abraham (La.)

Rep. Andy Barr (Ky.) 

Rep. Joe Barton (Texas)

Rep. Jamie Herrera Beutler (Wash.)

Rep. Diane Black (Tenn.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Mike Bishop (Mich.)

Rep. Rod Blum (Iowa) — Will face competitive election in 2016.

Speaker John Boehner (Ohio)

Rep. Charles Boustany Jr. (La.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Kevin Brady (Texas) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Vern Buchanan (Fla.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Larry Bucshon (Ind.) 

Rep. Buddy Carter (Ga.)

Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) — Chabot, chairman of the Small Business Committee, said the trade bill means “more opportunity for all Americans.”

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (Utah) — The Oversight Committee chairman told The Hill he is “leaning yes.”

Rep. Tom Cole (Okla.)

Rep. Barbara Comstock (Va.) 

Rep. Mike Conaway (Texas)

Rep. Ryan Costello (Pa.)

Rep. Kevin Cramer (N.D.)

Rep. Ander Crenshaw (Fla.)

Rep. Carlos Curbelo (Fla.) — “It is my hope Congress can have a fair and open debate on Trade Promotion Authority and future free-trade agreements so we can provide more economic opportunity for all Americans,” Curbelo said in a statement to Sunshine State News. Curbelo is being targeted by Dems in 2016 election.

Rep. Rodney Davis (Ill.)

Rep. Charlie Dent (Pa.)

Rep. Robert Dold (Ill.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee; a Dem target in 2016.

Rep. Renee Ellmers (N.C.) — Ellmers tweeted an op-ed from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) she said “explains how newly drafted #TPA puts authority back into hands of Congress.”  

Rep. Tom Emmer (Minn.)

Rep. Blake Farenthold (Texas) — The Wall Street Journal reported that Farenthold will support the legislation.

Rep. Bill Flores (Texas) — Flores is head of the conservative Republican Study Committee.

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (Neb.) — Fortenberry is leaning yes, according to Politico

Rep. Trent Franks (Ariz.)

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (N.J.)

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (Va.)

Rep. Bob Gibbs (Ohio)

Rep. Garret Graves (La.)

Rep. Glenn Grothman (Wis.)

Rep. Frank Guinta (N.H.) — Dems targeting Guinta in 2016.

Rep. Cresent Hardy (Nev.) — Dems targeting Hardy in 2016.

Rep. Gregg Harper (Miss.)

Rep. Joe Heck (Nev.) — “Congress & American people benefit from strong trade promotion authority (TPA) bill,” Heck tweeted last month.

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (Texas)

Rep. Jody Hice (Ga.)

Rep. French Hill (Ark.)

Rep. George Holding (N.C.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Richard Hudson (N.C.) — “The bottom line is I don’t trust President Obama to negotiate trade deals and stand up for North Carolina jobs, and that’s why we need the transparency and check on the President that TPA provides,” said Hudson in a statement.

Rep. Tim Huelskamp (Kan.)

Rep. Will Hurd (Texas) — A Dem target in 2016.

Rep. Darrell Issa (Calif.) — “This president has earned our distrust, but having said that, I still support TPA,” Issa told The Washington Post.

Rep. Lynn Jenkins (Kan.) — Jenkins backed TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Sam Johnson (Texas) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Mike Kelly (Pa.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Pete King (N.Y.)

Rep. Steve King (Iowa)

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (Ill.)

Rep. John Kline (Minn.)

Rep. Steve Knight (Calif.)

Rep. Leonard Lance (N.J.) — Lance tweeted his support for TPA.

Rep. Billy Long (Mo.) — “Our economy needs the job creation which free trade offers for American workers and the lower prices it provides for American consumers,” Long wrote in an op-ed.

Rep. Mia Love (Utah)

Rep. Frank Lucas (Okla.)

Rep. Kenny Marchant (Texas) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Tom Marino (Pa.)

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) — McCarthy is House majority leader.

Rep. Tom McClintock (Calif.)

Rep. Patrick McHenry (N.C.) — Chief deputy whip voted against CAFTA in 2005.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.)

Rep. Martha McSally (Ariz.)

Rep. Pat Meehan (Pa.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Luke Messer (Ind.)

Rep. John Mica (Fla.)

Rep. Candice Miller (Mich.) — Retiring at the end of this Congress.

Rep. John Moolenaar (Mich.)

Rep. Markwayne Mullin (Okla.)

Rep. Tim Murphy (Pa.) 

Rep. Dan Newhouse (Wash.)

Rep. Kristi Noem (S.D.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Devin Nunes (Calif.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Erik Paulsen (Minn.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Joe Pitts (Pa.)

Rep. Mike Pompeo (Kan.)

Rep. Tom Price (Ga.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Tom Reed (N.Y.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Dave Reichert (Wash.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Jim Renacci (Ohio) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Reid Ribble (Wis.)

Rep. Todd Rokita (Ind.)

Rep. Peter Roskam (Ill.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. David Rouzer (N.C.)

Rep. Ed Royce (Calif.) 

Rep. Paul Ryan (Wis.) — The Ways and Means Committee chairman is a co-author of the fast-track bill.

Rep. Matt Salmon (Ariz.) — “There’s so much misinformation,” Salmon told Politico. “Fast track actually sets parameters that we want the president to work under in order to negotiate.”

Rep. Mark Sanford (S.C.)

Rep. Steve Scalise (La.) — Scalise is the House majority whip.

Rep. David Schweikert (Ariz.)

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (Wis.)

Rep. Pete Sessions (Texas)

Rep. John Shimkus (Ill.) 

Rep. Mike Simpson (Idaho)

Rep. Adrian Smith (Neb.) — Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Jason Smith (Mo.) – Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Lamar Smith (Texas) — The Wall Street Journal reported Smith will back the legislation.

Rep. Elise Stefanik (N.Y.)

Rep. Marlin Stutzman (Ind.) — Running for the Senate.

Rep. Glenn Thompson (Pa.)

Rep. Mac Thornberry (Texas)

Rep. Pat Tiberi (Ohio) – Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Dave Trott (Mich.)

Rep. Fred Upton (Mich.) — Upton is leaning yes.

Rep. David Valadao (Calif.)

Rep. Ann Wagner (Mo.)

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.)

Rep. Mark Walker (N.C.)

Rep. Mimi Walters (Calif.)

Rep. Roger Williams (Texas)

Rep. Steve Womack (Ark.) — “Congressman Womack is generally supportive of fair free trade agreements and expanding economic interests abroad so long as safeguards and congressional oversight are in place,” his spokeswoman Claire Burghoff told The City Wire. “He believes that TPA will create new opportunities for U.S. small business and new jobs for Americans and is encouraged by Chairman (Paul) Ryan’s work to ensure Congress maintains an on-off switch.”

Rep. Rob Woodall (Ga.)

Rep. David Young (Iowa) 

Rep. Todd Young (Ind.) – Voted for TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Lee Zeldin (N.Y.) 

 

REPUBLICANS – NO OR LEANING NO (44)

Rep. Justin Amash (Mich.) — Amash is leaning no.

Rep. Lou Barletta (Pa.) — Barletta is leaning no. “There’s a lot of fear that it’ll allow guest workers to come in and take jobs away from Americans,” Barletta he told Politico. “So there’s a lot of questions that the average American has on whether or not these deals are actually good for the American worker or not.”

Rep. Dave Brat (Va.) — Brat likened the push for fast track to efforts to pass immigration reform in an interview on The John Fredericks’ Show. “This is one of the key reasons I’m leaning a solid no on TPA and TPP,” he said. “Because if we’re arguing in the best interest of the average American, we should be able to make these arguments in the light of day and debate.”

Rep. Jim Bridenstine (Okla.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Mo Brooks (Ala.) — In a statement, says he’s “not inclined” to vote yes because fast-track could expedite passage of “secretive” Trans-Pacific Partnership, “a trade treaty that is hidden from the public.”

Rep. Ken Buck (Colo.) — Buck is leaning no, according to Roll Call.

Rep. Curt Clawson (Fla.) — Clawson is leaning no.

Rep. Chris Collins (N.Y.)

Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart (Fla.)

Rep. Jeff Duncan (S.C.) — “Supporters of giving Fast Track Authority to the President will argue that the legislation contains safeguards to ensure that the President honors his commitments to Congress,” Duncan wrote in an op-ed for Breitbart. “However, in the past when this President has broken his word and overstepped his authority, when has Congress ever stepped up to stop him?”

Rep. John Duncan (Tenn.) 

Rep. John Fleming (La.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Scott Garrett (N.J.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Chris Gibson (N.Y.) — Gibson won’t seek reelection.

Rep. Louie Gohmert (Texas) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Paul Gosar (Ariz.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Morgan Griffith (Va.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Andy Harris (Md.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Duncan Hunter (Calif.) 

Rep. Walter Jones (N.C.) — Jones tweeted that TPA is “about crony capitalism & real conservatives don’t support it.” He voted against all three trade deals in 2011 and fast-track in 2002.

Rep. Jim Jordan (Ohio) — The chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is leaning no.

Rep. David Joyce (Ohio)

Rep. John Katko (N.Y.) — “Despite the importance of this agreement, far too little detail has been provided by the president. Under these circumstances, I cannot in good conscience vote for Trade Promotion Authority to fast track this trade deal through Congress and provide broad authority to the president,” said Katko in a statement.

Rep. Raul Labrador (Idaho) — Labrador is leaning no.

Rep. Frank LoBiondo (N.J.)

Rep. Cynthia Lummis (Wyo.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Tom MacArthur (N.J.) — Fast track would “force Congress to vote on [Obama’s] trade agreements without any opportunity to offer suggestions or amendments,” MacArthur wrote in an op-ed for the Burlington County Times. “Over the last seven years, we’ve seen what happens when Obama tries to work alone.”

Rep. Thomas Massie (Ky.) — Massie is leaning no.

Rep. Mark Meadows (N.C.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. David McKinley (W.Va.) 

Rep. Alex Mooney (W.Va.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (S.C.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Gary Palmer (Ala.)

Rep. Steve Pearce (N.M.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Scott Perry (Pa.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Bill Posey (Fla.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Fla.)

Rep. Keith Rothfus (Pa.) — Voted against the trade rule on Thursday.

Rep. Steve Russell (Okla.) — Russell told the Wall Street Journal expanding trade is “not a bad thing,” but says he won’t vote for fast track legislation.

Rep. Chris Smith (N.J.)

Rep. Tim Walberg (Mich.) — Walberg told The Hill he wants changes to prevent Chinese currency manipulation.

Rep. Ted Yoho (Fla.)

Rep. Don Young (Alaska) 

Rep. Ryan Zinke (Mont.)

 

REPUBLICANS – UNDECIDED OR UNCLEAR (82)

Rep. Robert Aderholt (Ala.) — Voted for fast-track in 2002. Both Alabama GOP senators voted against fast-track in May.

Rep. Rick Allen (Ga.)

Rep. Mark Amodei (Nev.)

Rep. Brian Babin (Texas)

Rep. Dan Benishek (Mich.)

Rep. Gus Bilirakis (Fla.)

Rep. Rob Bishop (Utah) — Rejected all three 2011 trade deals.

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (Tenn.)

Rep. Mike Bost (Ill.) 

Rep. Susan Brooks (Ind.)

Rep. Michael Burgess (Texas) — Burgess in April told The Texas Tribune, “My general feeling is, why would I want to devolve more authority to this president when I’m already concerned he’s taking more than he should?” 

Rep. Bradley Byrne (Ala.) — Both Alabama GOP senators rejected fast-track in May.

Rep. Ken Calvert (Calif.) — Voted for fast-track in 2002.

Rep. John Carter (Texas)

Rep. Mike Coffman (Colo.)

Rep. Doug Collins (Ga.)

Rep. Paul Cook (Calif.) 

Rep. Rick Crawford (Ark.)

Rep. John Culberson (Texas) — Voted for fast-track in 2002.

Rep. Jeff Denham (Calif.)

Rep. Scott DeJarlais (Tenn.)

Rep. Ron DeSantis (Fla.) — Running for the Senate.

Rep. Dan Donovan (N.Y.)

Rep. Sean Duffy (Wis.) — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Duffy’s Wisconsin colleague, is leading the charge for fast-track. 

Rep. Stephen Fincher (Tenn.)

Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (Pa.) — Not seeking reelection.

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (Tenn.)

Rep. Randy Forbes (Va.) — Voted for fast-track in 2002.

Rep. Virginia Foxx (N.C.)

Rep. Trey Gowdy (S.C.)

Rep. Kay Granger (Texas) — Voted for fast-track in 2002. Granger is pro-trade, but has expressed concern about giving the president more power.

Rep. Sam Graves (Mo.) — Voted for fast-track in 2002.

Rep. Tom Graves (Ga.)

Rep. Brett Guthrie (Ky.)

Rep. Richard Hanna (N.Y.)

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (Mo.) — “TPA allows Congress to set the parameters of trade negotiations and signals to our negotiating partners that we are serious about reaching a final agreement; and I will only support an agreement that provides for robust Congressional oversight,” said Hartzler in a statement. “The will of the people is protected when Congress gets the final say with an up or down vote.” 

Rep. Bill Huizenga (Mich.)

Rep. Randy Hultgren (Ill.)

Rep. Robert Hurt (Va.)

Rep. Evan Jenkins (W.Va.)

Rep. Bill Johnson (Ohio)

Rep. David Jolly (Fla.)

Rep. Doug LaMalfa (Calif.) 

Rep. Doug Lamborn (Colo.)

Rep. Bob Latta (Ohio)

Rep. Barry Loudermilk (Ga.)

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (Mo.)

Rep. Michael McCaul (Texas)

Rep. Jeff Miller (Fla.) — Voted for fast-track in 2002.

Rep. Randy Neugebauer (Texas)

Rep. Rich Nugent (Fla.)

Rep. Pete Olson (Texas)

Rep. Steven Palazzo (Miss.)

Rep. Robert Pittenger (N.C.)

Rep. Ted Poe (Texas)

Rep. Bruce Poliquin (Maine) — Will face a competitive reelection race. His colleague, Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), opposes fast-track. Maine Sens. Susan Collins (R) and Angus King (I) also voted against fast-track in the Senate.

Rep. John Ratcliffe (Texas)

Rep. Scott Rigell (Va.)

Rep. Tom Rice (S.C.)

Rep. Martha Roby (Ala.) — Both Alabama GOP senators rejected fast-track in May.

Rep. Phil Roe (Tenn.)

Rep. Hal Rogers (Ky.) — Voted for fast-track in 2002.

Rep. Mike Rogers (Ala.) — Both Alabama GOP senators rejected fast-track in May.

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (Calif.) — Voted against fast-track in 2002. 

Rep. Tom Rooney (Fla.)

Rep. Dennis Ross (Fla.)

Rep. Austin Scott (Ga.)

Rep. Bill Shuster (Pa.) — Voted for fast-track in 2002.

Rep. Chris Stewart (Utah)

Rep. Steve Stivers (Ohio)

Rep. Scott Tipton (Colo.)

Rep. Michael Turner (Ohio)

Rep. Jackie Walorski (Ind.)

Rep. Randy Weber (Texas)

Rep. Daniel Webster (Fla.)

Rep. Brad Wenstrup (Ohio)

Rep. Bruce Westerman (Ark.) 

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (Ga.)

Rep. Ed Whitfield (Ky.) — Whitfield voted for fast track in 2002.

Rep. Joe Wilson (S.C.) — Voted against fast-track in 2002.

Rep. Rob Wittman (Va.)

Rep. Kevin Yoder (Kan.)

 

DEMOCRATS – YES OR LEANING YES (20)

Rep. Brad Ashford (Neb.) — Signed a letter in April signaling support for fast-track; GOP targeting him in 2016.

Rep. Ami Bera (Calif.) — “With more than 95 percent of the world’s population outside the United States, economic growth and jobs for the region and America will increasingly depend on expanding U.S. trade and investment opportunities in the global marketplace,” Bera wrote in an op-ed. Bera facing a challenging reelection race.

Rep. Don Beyer (Va.) — “I look forward to standing with our President, and for aggressive job creation and economic growth, in voting for trade promotion authority, the next step toward expanded trade for America,” Beyer said in a statement.

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (Ore.) — Supports fast-track.

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (Ore.) — Bonamici’s district includes the headquarters of Nike, where President Obama delivered a speech urging support for the trade bill.  

Rep. Gerry Connolly (Va.) — Signed a letter in April signaling support for fast-track.

Rep. Suzan DelBene (Wash.) — DelBene’s office says she’ll be voting “yes.”

Rep. Henry Cuellar (Texas) — Supports fast-track.

Rep. John Delaney (Md.) — Supports fast-track.

Rep. Sam Farr (Calif.) — “I am voting to give the President trade authority under TPA commonly referred to as ‘fast-track,’” Farr wrote in a Facebook post. “This is not a trade deal but instead defines the process we will use to pass stronger trade pacts that focus on labor rights, human rights and the environment.”

Rep. Jim Himes (Conn.) — Supports fast-track.

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (Texas) — “As we negotiate two of the largest trade deals in our history, we must consider the positive impact that international trade has on our state economy, as well as on our national economy and the global economy,” she wrote in an op-ed in the North Dallas Gazette.

Rep. Derek Kilmer (Wash.) — Supports fast-track.

Rep. Ron Kind (Wis.) — Supports fast-track.

Rep. Rick Larsen (Wash.) — “I believe presidents should have the authority to negotiate trade agreements based on Congressional direction,” said Larsen in a statement.

Rep. Gregory Meeks (N.Y.) — Supports fast-track.

Rep. Jared Polis (Colo.) — Supports fast-track.

Rep. Mike Quigley (Ill.) — Supports fast-track.

Rep. Kurt Schrader (Ore.) — Supports fast-track.

Rep. Kathleen Rice (N.Y.) — Wrote in an op-ed in The Hill that Obama “has made a compelling case.”

 

DEMOCRATS – NO OR LEANING NO (136)

Rep. Peter Aguilar (Calif.) 

Rep. Xavier Becerra (Calif.) — Voted against TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Sanford Bishop (Ga.)

Rep. Brendan Boyle (Pa.)

Rep. Robert Brady (Pa.)

Rep. Corrine Brown (Fla.)

Rep. Cheri Bustos (Ill.) — Bustos indicated she was undecided in May, but is now a firm no. 

Rep. G.K. Butterfield (N.C.) — “I’m still at the place I’ve always been: leaning no,” Butterfield, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, told The Hill.

Rep. Lois Capps (Calif.) — Capps is not seeking reelection. 

Rep. Michael Capuano (Mass.) — “I think it is unwise for any Member of Congress to surrender our constitutional responsibilities without knowing exactly why this step is necessary and what specifically Congress is agreeing to. I voted against Fast Track Authorization in 2002 and I fully expect to vote no again this year,” he said in a statement.

Rep. Tony Cardenas (Calif.) — Cardenas will vote against TPA and a trade adjustment assistance measure.

Rep. John Carney (Del.) — Carney told The Hill he is leaning no. “On the agreement itself, I’ve got a whole set of criteria as it relates to Delaware, and there are a number of things that they’re just not there yet on,” he said.

Rep. André Carson (Ind.)

Rep. Matthew Cartwright (Pa.) 

Rep. Judy Chu (Calif.)

Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.)

Rep. Katherine Clark (Mass.) — WGBH Boston reported that Clark will vote against fast-track. 

Rep. Yvette Clarke (N.Y.)

Rep. Lacy Clay (Mo.)

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (Mo.) — Obama attempted to contact Cleaver, according to Politico.

Rep. John Conyers Jr. (Mich.)

Rep. Joe Courtney (Conn.)

Rep. Joseph Crowley (N.Y.) — Voted against TPA in the Ways and Means Committee. He backed three trade deals in 2011.

Rep. Elijah Cummings (Md.)

Rep. Danny Davis (Ill.) — Voted against TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Peter DeFazio (Ore.)

Rep. Diana DeGette (Colo.) — “Fast Track is an abrogation of congressional authority,” DeGette said in a statement.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (Conn.) — “I believe it will not pass,” DeLauro told Bloomberg.

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (Calif.) — San Jose Mercury News reported that DeSaulnier is opposed to fast-track. 

Rep. Ted Deutch (Fla.)

Rep. Debbie Dingell (Mich.)

Rep. Lloyd Doggett (Texas) — Voted against TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Mike Doyle (Pa.)

Rep. Tammy Duckworth (Ill.) — “Unfortunately, the Hatch-Wyden-Ryan deal does not ensure that American workers are put first,” Duckworth said in a statement. “We need controls to make sure trade deals are negotiated in the best interests of my constituents in Illinois and all Americans.” Duckworth is running against Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) in 2016.

Rep. Donna Edwards (Md.) — Edwards is running against Rep. Chris Van Hollen, who also announced his opposition, in the Maryland Senate race.

Rep. Keith Ellison (Minn.)

Rep. Eliot Engel (N.Y.)

Rep. Elizabeth Esty (Conn.) 

Rep. Chaka Fattah (Pa.)

Rep. Lois Frankel (Fla.)

Rep. Marcia Fudge (Ohio) — “Without being consulted, Congress has no meaningful role in either shaping the agreement or exercising its constitutional authority to set the terms of trade policy. In November 2013, I signed a letter to President Obama urging him to restore a more robust role to Congress in formulating the TPP trade agreement.  I stand by that letter,” Fudge said in a statement on March 11.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (Hawaii) — “Fast tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the wrong move. Congress and the American people should have a role to play,” Gabbard wrote in a Facebook post.

Rep. Ruben Gallego (Ariz.) 

Rep. John Garamendi (Calif.) — “No way, no how, period. I am not about to cede my constitutional responsibility to a bunch of negotiators who refuse to share any information of any significance,” Garamendi told the San Francisco Chronicle.

Rep. Gwen Graham (Fla.) — A GOP target in 2016.

Rep. Alan Grayson (Fla.) — Mulling a run for the Senate.

Rep. Gene Green (Texas)

Rep. Raúl Grijalva (Ariz.) — “The Trade Promotion Authority introduced today circumvents Congressional authority and prevents oversight that is vital to protecting working families from bad trade deals,” he said in a statement.

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (Ill.)

Rep. Janice Hahn (Calif.) — Hahn will not seek reelection in the House.

Rep. Alcee Hastings (Fla.) — “The real reason that I will oppose the trade agreement is that it disproportionately impacts the same kinds of communities as Baltimore,” said Hastings.

Rep. Denny Heck (Wash.) — Heck on June 11 said he will vote no: “We can do better.” 

Rep. Brian Higgins (N.Y.)

Rep. Mike Honda (Calif.) — Facing a primary challenge.

Rep. Jared Huffman (Calif.)

Rep. Steve Israel (N.Y.)

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.)

Rep. Hank Johnson (Ga.) — President Obama endorsed Johnson over primary challenger in 2014 cycle.

Rep. Marcy Kaptur (Ohio)

Rep. Bill Keating (Mass.) — Keating posted a video to his Facebook page on his opposition to fast track.

Rep. Joe Kennedy III (Mass.)

Rep. Dan Kildee (Mich.)

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (Ariz.) — Congresswoman is running for the Senate, seeking Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) seat.

Rep. Ann Kuster (N.H.)

Rep. Jim Langevin (R.I.) — “Congress has the responsibility to set trade policy, and ‘fast track’ procedures largely circumvent this important review,” he said in a statement.

Rep. John Larson (Conn.)

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (Mich.)

Rep. Barbara Lee (Calif.)

Rep. Sandy Levin (Mich.)

Rep. John Lewis (Ga.) — Lewis voted against TPA in committee. 

Rep. Ted Lieu (Calif.)

Rep. Dan Lipinski (Ill.)

Rep. Dave Loebsack (Iowa)

Rep. Alan Lowenthal (Calif.)

Rep. Nita Lowey (N.Y.)

Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (N.M.) — “I have long been opposed to Fast Track Authority for TPP,” Lujan wrote in a May 11 Facebook post. Lujan is the chairman of the DCCC.

Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (N.M.)

Rep. Stephen Lynch (Mass.)

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (N.Y.)

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (N.Y.)

Rep. Betty McCollum (Minn.)

Rep. Jim McDermott (Wash.) — Voted against TPA in the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Jim McGovern (Mass.)

Rep. Jerry McNerney (Calif.)

Rep. Grace Meng (N.Y.)

Rep. Gwen Moore (Wis.) — Moore is leaning no.

Rep. Patrick Murphy (Fla.) — “The Constitution grants Congress the authority to regulate trade, and it greatly concerns me that we are being asked to establish a framework for a deal that is almost done,” Murphy said in a statement, according to the Palm Beach Post. Murphy is running for the Senate.

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (N.Y.)

Rep. Grace Napolitano (Calif.)

Rep. Richard Neal (Mass.) — Neal told New England Public Radio he will likely vote against fast track.

Rep. Rick Nolan (Minn.) — GOP targeting Nolan in 2016.

Rep. Donald Norcross (N.J.)

Rep. Frank Pallone (N.J.)

Rep. Bill Pascrell (N.J.) — “These trade deals have sucked the air out of the room we call our nation,” Pascrell told The Hill.

Rep. Donald Payne (N.J.)

Rep. Chellie Pingree (Maine)

Rep. Mark Pocan (Wis.)

Rep. David Price (N.C.)

Rep. Charles Rangel (N.Y.) — Voted against TPA in the Ways and Means Committee. Rangel will retire at the end of this Congress. 

Rep. Cedric Richmond (La.) — Richmond is “leaning heavily no.” Obama has reached out to him, Politico reported.

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (Calif.)

Rep. Dutch Ruppersburger (Md.)

Rep. Raul Ruiz (Calif.) 

Rep. Bobby Rush (Ill.)

Rep. Tim Ryan (Ohio)

Rep. Linda Sánchez (Calif.) — Voted against TPA in the Ways and Means Committee

Rep. Loretta Sánchez (Calif.) — Sánchez is running for the Senate.

Rep. John Sarbanes (Md.)

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (Ill.) — An ally of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

Rep. Adam Schiff (Calif.) — “I have not supported fast track authorities in the past, believing that Congress should preserve a role in shaping trade agreements, but was willing to hold off in light of representations that this would be a new type of authority,” Schiff said in a statement. “However, now that the legislation has been finalized and I have had time to fully review the bill, it is clear that TPA is little different from earlier variations of fast track and I will oppose it.”

Rep. Adam Smith — Smith says the TPP would benefit corporations in announcing his opposition. Key loss for supporters of fast-track.

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.)

Rep. David Scott (Ga.)

Rep. Jose Serrano (N.Y.)

Rep. Brad Sherman (Calif.)

Rep. Albio Sires (N.J.) — Voted for two of the three trade deals in 2011.

Rep. Louise Slaughter (N.Y.)

Rep. Jackie Speier (Calif.) 

Rep. Eric Swalwell (Calif.)

Rep. Mark Takai (Hawaii) — “Implementation of the same old fast track authority will severely limit Congress’ role in trade negotiations and puts millions of good-paying American jobs at risk. The U.S. economy does not need free trade, we need fair trade,” Takai said in a statement.

Rep. Mark Takano (Calif.)

Rep. Bennie Thompson (Miss.)

Rep. Mike Thompson (Calif.) — Voted against TPA in the Ways and Means Committee

Rep. Dina Titus (Nev.)

Rep. Paul Tonko (N.Y.)

Rep. Norma Torres (Calif.)

Rep. Niki Tsongas (Mass.) 

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (Md.) — Running for the Senate; backed the three 2011 trade deals.

Rep. Juan Vargas (Calif.)

Rep. Filemon Vela (Texas)

Rep. Nydia Velazquez (N.Y.)

Rep. Pete Visclosky (Ind.) 

Rep. Tim Walz (Minn.) 

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (N.J.)

Rep. Peter Welch (Vt.)

Rep. John Yarmuth (Ky.)

 

DEMOCRATS – UNDECIDED OR UNCLEAR (32)

Rep. Alma Adams (N.C.) 

Rep. Karen Bass (Calif.)

Rep. Joyce Beatty (Ohio) 

Rep. Julia Brownley (Calif.)

Rep. Kathy Castor (Fla.) — Castor backed trio of trade deals with South Korea, Panama and Colombia in 2011.

Rep. Joaquin Castro (Texas) — Some have speculated Castro could be Hillary Clinton’s running mate in 2016.

Rep. James Clyburn (S.C.) — Clyburn is the No. 3-ranked House Democrat and influential lawmaker in the Congressional Black Caucus. 

Rep. Steve Cohen (Tenn.)

Rep. Jim Cooper (Tenn.) — Cooper signed a letter offering support for fast-track but has yet to endorse the deal.

Rep. Jim Costa (Calif.) — “If the Senate votes out a package this week, I hope we’ll have an opportunity to look at that, and, yes, I would like to be in a position to vote for it,” he told Politico in an interview in May, but has since expressed reservations.

Rep. Susan Davis (Calif.) — Voted for fast-track in 2002.

Rep. Anna Eshoo (Calif.) — Ally of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) who backed two of the three trade deals in 2011.

Rep. Bill Foster (Ill.)

Rep. Al Green (Texas) 

Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (Texas) — Voted for fast-track in 2002 and supported two of the three trade deals passed in 2011.

Rep. Steny Hoyer (Md.) — “I’ve not yet made a decision on what I’m going to do. There’s still a bit of time to go and developments to occur,” the House minority whip told Politico.  Hoyer backed all three trade deals in 2011, but opposed fast-track in 2002.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas)

Rep. Robin Kelly (Ill.)

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (Calif.) — Lofgren told The Hill she is “still looking at” the emerging TPP agreement. “It’s so secret that I have not yet been able to read it all. You go down to the basement, it’s only opened occasionally,” she said. “So it takes a long time. I mean, I went through a quarter of a section and it took me two hours. And so I’m not going to vote for something I haven’t read. … If I can’t read it, I can’t vote for it. But I’m trying to get it read.”

Rep. Doris Matsui (Calif.) — Key swing vote on fast-track. The congresswoman’s late husband, Rep. Bob Matsui (D-Calif.), backed some trade deals.

Rep. Seth Moulton (Mass.) — Every other member of the Massachusetts congressional delegation is against fast-track. Moulton defeated then-Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.) in the primary last year.

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (Texas) — Obama wants his vote. The president was recently interviewed on trade in O’Rourke’s district. Meanwhile, anti-fast-track activists have also targeted O’Rourke.

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) — The House minority leader not taken a public position though some of her close allies are firmly against fast-track. She said that Republicans need to come up with 200 votes for fast-track.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter (Colo.)

Rep. Scott Peters (Calif.) — Labor groups threatened to spend $1 million against Peters’ reelection bid if the swing-district Democrat votes for the trade bill, Politico reported. Peters is a top GOP target in 2016.

Rep. Collin Peterson (Minn.) — Centrist Democrat backed two of the three trade deals in 2011.

Rep. Terri Sewell (Ala.) — Supported two of the three trade deals in 2011. Sewell is seeking provisions to protect steel workers.

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (Ariz.)

Rep. Marc Veasey (Texas)

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) — DNC chairwoman voted for all three 2011 trade deals.

Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.)

Rep. Frederica Wilson (Fla.) 

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