It’s Christmas Eve Eve! In the news today…
COVID-19 Relief Bill:
- E&E breaks down the energy and environment provisions in the omnibus.
- The Financial Times reports that developing economies in Asia are turning away from coal.
- Real Clear Politics reports that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has urged President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to submit both the Paris climate pact and the Iran nuclear deal to the Senate for a vote, potentially blocking President-elect Joe Biden’s path to bring the country back into both agreements should the Senate fail to ratify them. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Twitter last week that he is working to secure a Senate vote on both deals.