GOP Says Biden Climate Agenda Deflects From DOE’s ‘Core’ Security Role

May 20, 2021
In the wake of the ransomware assault on the Colonial Pipeline system, House Republicans have opened a new line of attack on the Biden administration’s push toward a zero-carbon energy sector, charging the effort will deflect the Department of Energy (DOE) from its “core” mission of national economic and energy security. “DOE was organized and now serves as the nation's energy security agency,” Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), ranking Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, told a May...

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