Showdown In White House Looms

While President Obama is in Germany talking trade, his ironic alliance with Republicans in the House will get put to the test, as early as this week, as lawmakers look to take up the fast-trade authority bill that the Senate approved last month.

Labor unions and House Democrats are against the legislation, that would give the administration the authority to win an up or down vote on a 12-national Asia Pacific free trade deal, but the White House is relying on Republicans to get the 218 votes needed to approve the bill.

ABC’s Mary Bruce joined us to discuss.