Biden confirms push to repurpose CEPP funds for other climate options

October 22, 2021
President Joe Biden is confirming reports that Democratic lawmakers are hoping to repurpose $150 billion that had been earmarked for a clean electricity program in their budget “reconciliation” bill for various other climate programs, given Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) strident opposition to the clean power measure. “Nothing has been formally agreed to. The concession has been -- the negotiation is: I've been saying to Joe, ‘Look, I'll take -- if we don't do it in terms of the electric grid...

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