Manchin Caves, Asks Schumer to Drop Energy-Permitting Plan from Continuing Resolution

West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin has asked Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to remove his energy permitting reform plan from a continuing resolution in the face of bipartisan opposition.

Schumer promised that he would “continue to have conversations about the best way,” to advance Manchin’s plan by the end of the year, per¬†Politico. Senate Republicans were poised to block the continuing resolution amid concerns about the Manchin proposal attached to it.

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