And the old arguments for inaction will be trotted out for the next president, as well.
Thought it was about “some Ohio legislation,” another defense he trotted out?
Just like with that previous treaty, the Obama administration has trotted out a diplomatic dream team to vouch for its merits.
McCain trotted out his own version of triangulation, pivoting from the president to the Senate Democratic leader.
She has made no statement, filed no lawsuit, trotted out no publicist, sold nothing to the tabloids, made no appearance on Oprah.
Zoe trotted away with her head up, carrying the kitten very carefully lest her teeth should lacerate its tender skin.
They swung it on a pole, and trotted along with their load as though it had been no burden at all.
But when one has a fine red cap with a blue tassel, one is too fine to ride on peat loads, and Anders trotted proudly by.
The rope snapped—and they trotted gaily up the hill with Gaspard.
She trotted into her room and brought it back for Mary's inspection.
c.1300, from Old French trot (12c.), from troter "to trot, to go," from Frankish *trotton (cf. Old High German trotton "to tread"), from a variant of the Germanic base of tread (v.). The trots "diarrhea" is recorded from 1808 (cf. the runs).
late 14c., from Old French troter "to trot, to go," from Frankish *trotton (see trot (n.). Italian trottare, Spanish trotar also are borrowed from Germanic. To trot (something) out originally (1838) was in reference to horses; figurative sense of "produce and display for admiration" is slang first recorded 1845. Related: Trotted; trotting.