War Over EPA? Senate GOP may filibuster McCarthy nomination for EPA

Meanwhile, Dems consider rule changes to circumvent GOP.

The Hill reports:

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Democrats couldn’t get quorum for a vote after Republicans boycotted the hearing. Two Democrats were absent, most notably Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), whose health has kept him away from the Capitol recently.

The showing doesn’t bode well for McCarthy, the EPA’s top air quality regulator, as Republicans have tossed around the idea of filibustering her nomination if it gets to the floor.

“I think everything’s on the table,” Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) told reporters Wednesday in the Capitol.

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