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“The Boeing decision really helped underscore the problem,” Mr. Kline said. “Because people across the country could look at that and go, ‘That doesn’t make any sense. Really?’ “

House Republicans, including those on his committee, have passed dozens of bills trying to rein in the NLRB, but the Democrat-led Senate is refusing to act on them, he said.

“We did pass a bill in the House, and oh, some 30-odd bills,” he explained. “They’re just sitting over at the Senate. That’s a problem. There’s no questions about it.”

But he’s not giving up, despite the Senate’s perceived stalling tactics.

“We can’t force the Senate to agree with my position,” Mr. Kline said. “But I think it is important that we continue to try to legislatively make corrections.”