As he enters a Congress that spent the last term in gridlock, Tillis said he hopes the Republican majority will be able to send more legislation to the president’s desk. He also expressed hope for renewed collaboration between Democrats and Republicans in the House.
Though the two parties disagree on most issues, they have one thing in common: “Republicans and Democrats in Congress are frustrated with the lack of progress,” he said. Tillis sees energy policy – and the controversial Keystone XL pipeline in particular – as a possible area of compromise.
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