But it took his office 15 minutes to announce the news in a Twitter post, legislators were told Friday.
The Hawaii senator says the White House is vacillating, so the solution needs to come from the Capitol building.
Bills to expand public record laws and exempt food items from taxes are endorsed by the minority caucus.
Hawaii lawmakers will have to decide whether to conform to central provisions of the Trump Tax bill.
The Campaign Legal Center says Dylan Beesley illegally converted funds to his own use after death of U.S. Rep. Mark Takai.
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