Manchin, Schumer strike deal on climate-adjacent US budget bill

Published 23:34 on July 27, 2022  /  Last updated at 23:34 on July 27, 2022  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Conservative Democratic Senator Joe Manchin (D) on Wednesday announced he had forged a deal with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to resurrect efforts to pass climate-oriented legislation through budget reconciliation, though the coal state lawmaker’s proposal emphasises the continued support of fossil fuels.

Conservative Democratic Senator Joe Manchin on Wednesday announced he had forged a deal with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to resurrect efforts to pass climate-oriented legislation through budget reconciliation, though the coal state lawmaker’s proposal emphasises the continued support of fossil fuels.

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