Sen. Klobuchar Touts Bipartisanship in Discussion With Former Sen. Rob Portman

At a time of significant political polarization, a former Republican lawmaker and a current Democratic Senator sat down to discuss cooperation across party lines—and found a few safe points of agreement on Trump and Biden in the federal government’s town.
“We have had a lot of bipartisan successes,” said Rob Portman, formerly a Republican senator from Ohio.
Portman retired from the Senate this year after opting not to seek a third term. His seat has been filled by Sen. J.D. Vance (R-Ohio).
President Joe Biden, is joined by, from left to right, Sen Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), speaks after the bipartisan group of Senators reached a deal on an infrastructure package at the White House on June 24, 2021 (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)
He sat down with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020….

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