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Democrats clash over Manchin side deal, raising shutdown risk

Posted on AllSides August 26th, 2022
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Liberal lawmakers are pressing Democratic leaders in the House to not include a side deal undercutting environmental reviews worked out with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) in a short-term measure funding the government.  

House Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) is circulating a letter asking leadership to separate the Manchin deal out from a continuing resolution that would temporarily avert a government shutdown. 

“Don’t attach it to a budget, to a CR, must-pass legislation and therefore take this essential Republican agenda and have Democrats pass it,” he told The Hill earlier this month.  ...

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https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/3616183-democrats-clash-over-manchin-side-deal-raising-shutdown-risk/

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