Trump's proposal would have done nothing for job creation. It would simply have turned back the clock on our ecological progress. Great to see it turned down. Now he can spend some time getting more conversant in the booming green economy and be part of the solution instead of a big part of the problem.
- Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Susan Collins voted with Democrats against revoking a rule to limit methane emissions from oil and gas operations.
- The measure failed in a 49-51 vote.
- This marks a rare loss for President Donald Trump in his bid to roll back Obama-era energy rules and boost U.S. fossil fuel production.
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