and now the first test of the senate under repubs control has come mostly the stickiness of giving the president fast track trade so he can finish a trade deal he got going since now mitch is looking to try and get the 60 needed to start debate on the bill which puts the repubs in a catch twenty two vote for it and they give the president some more thing to add to his legacy. vote against and wind up screwing up the next president including one of their owns from having that power  but mostly a test of if the senate can manage to do any thing while under repub control.