Perhaps their friends the Saudis fear losing business.
So much for McCain's call to "drill, baby, drill" in his 2008 presidential campaign.
Oh wait, that was his running mate, Sarah Palin. But no, he said it too -- in 2010.
Now McCain is hugging trees and blasting methane emissions. Oddly enough, Saudis flare off their methane emissions.
From The Hill:
Three Republicans joined Senate Democrats on Wednesday to reject an effort to overturn an Obama administration rule limiting methane emissions from oil and natural gas drilling.
Only 49 senators voted to move forward with debate on legislation to undo the Bureau of Land Management rule, short of the 51 votes needed.
Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) joined all 48 members of the Democratic caucus in rejecting the resolution under the Congressional Review Act.
Graham and Collins had previously publicized their plans to vote against the legislation. But McCain’s vote came as a surprise.
McCain said that he voted against the resolution because he fears that it would have prevented the BLM from writing an improved regulation in the future.
“While I am concerned that the BLM rule may be onerous, passage of the resolution would have prevented the federal government, under any administration, from issuing a rule that is ‘similar,’ according to the plain reading of the Congressional Review Act,” he said in a statement.Power to the bureaucracy!
Oh well, he voted for other repeals this year.
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