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EPW Approves Wheeler But Democrats Seek Policy Deals Before Floor Vote

February 05, 2019
The Senate environment panel in a 11-10 party line vote has approved Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler's nomination to head the agency permanently, but Democrats who were unable to block his nomination proceeding are hoping to win concessions on top EPA policy changes before agreeing not to slow a full Senate floor vote. “There is a pretty solid roadmap that we could follow that would lead to a vote on the floor sooner rather than later,” Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE),...


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