The Clean Electricity Program has been at the heart of President Biden’s climate agenda since he took office.
But passage was always going to come down to a single senator: Joe Manchin of West Virginia.
With Mr. Manchin’s support now extremely unlikely, where does that leave American climate policy?
Guest: Coral Davenport, a correspondent covering energy and environmental policy for The New York Times.
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- Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat from coal-rich West Virginia, has told the White House that he is firmly against one of the most powerful parts of President Biden’s climate agenda.
- Faced with the likely demise of the program, the White House and outraged lawmakers are scrambling to find alternatives.
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