Manchin plays down US Build Back Better bill prospects, seeks hike in fossil fuels

Published 21:07 on March 11, 2022  /  Last updated at 21:07 on March 11, 2022  /  Americas, EMEA, International, US  /  No Comments

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin on Friday dismissed the chances of an attempt to revive the stalled $1.8 trillion Build Back Better Act that carried much of the Biden administration's climate action plans, urging the US to drastically scale up fossil fuel production in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin on Friday dismissed the chances of an attempt to revive the stalled $1.8 trillion Build Back Better Act that carried much of the Biden administration’s climate action plans, urging the US to drastically scale up fossil fuel production in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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