WASHINGTON — When the heads of 17 trade associations met Wednesday with top Senate Democrats to discuss political and legislative priorities, the credit unions were not represented.

That's because CUNA President Dan Mica was in Hong Kong at the World Council of Credit Unions meeting. CUNA asked if it Mica's invitation was transferable to CUNA Chief of Staff Richard McBride but was told only CEOs were allowed.

NAFCU President Fred Becker was with his daughter who was having surgery at the time of the meeting.

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