The East Palestine February 3 derailment led to a rare bipartisan bill in the divided Senate from Ohio Senators J.D. Vance (R) and Sherrod Brown (D) has a new endorsement supporting the bill - former President Donald Trump.

Trump, who is running for president again in 2024, posted on his social media platform that "it is so important for Congress to pass" the bipartisan bill.

His endorsement comes ahead of the US Senate Committee executive session hearing set for Wednesday at 10 am.

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will hold a full committee hearing to consider the Railway Safety Act of 2023.