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Ohio’s U.S. Senators Support Federal Aid to Fight Coronavirus

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UPDATE: President Trump signed the legislation on Friday. The U.S. House and Senate passed a bipartisan $8.3 billion emergency bill to help states deal with coronavirus, sending it to the Senate, where it will get support from Ohio’s two Senators. Republican Sen. Rob Portman says health agencies and states need the money immediately to fight the… Read More

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Portman Wants to Crack Down on Chinese Subsidies in Next Trade Agreement

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U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) says the new trade deal with China will level the playing field with the U.S., but he urges trade negotiators to be firm as they work on Phase Two. Portman says the deal ensures China will buy more U.S. products both in agriculture and manufacturing, and that it deters intellectual… Read More

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U.S. Senator Says Impeachment Isn’t Preventing Important Legislation from Moving

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Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) says progress is being made in Washington D.C. while two articles of impeachment against Republican President Donald Trump are being brought forward in the Democratic dominated U.S. House. Sen. Portman says he’s seeing a shift in Washington right now, despite impeachment proceedings. “If you had asked me yesterday, I might have… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine (then Ohio Attorney General) and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman were on the floor of the 2016 Republican National Convention, during which Donald Trump got the party's nomination for president.

Elected Republicans On Trump’s Re-election Team React To Impeachment Announcement

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Nearly every Republican elected statewide in Ohio is an honorary chair of President Trump’s re-election team, including Gov. Mike DeWine and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman. And they’re being asked about their reactions to the official impeachment inquiry opened by the U.S. House. Mike DeWine was a U.S. Senator during the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1999,… Read More

“Buy American” Bill Would Create Accountability For Federal Contracts

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The state’s two U.S. Senators are teaming up to encourage federal contractors to put more effort into buying American-made products. U.S. Senator Rob Portman’s (R-Ohio) “Buy American” bill would require agencies to explain their out-of-country contracts, placing that information on BuyAmerican.Gov. Portman says this adds public accountability, allows American companies to see what opportunities are… Read More