18 Sep '12, 4pm

GOP Makes a Statement With Solyndra Bill: On the strength of overwhelming Republican support, the House of Rep...

GOP Makes a Statement With Solyndra Bill: On the strength of overwhelming Republican support, the House of Rep...

On the strength of overwhelming Republican support, the House of Representatives voted today to torpedo a U.S. Department of Energy loan guarantee program that by objective analysis has fared better than it was expected to when a Republican-led Congress and a Republican president invented it . The “No More Solyndras Act” won’t become law -- the Senate has no appetite to take it up and President Obama would surely veto it if it somehow landed on his desk. Republicans -- who voted 223-4 for the bill -- were well aware of that, but said it nevertheless was important to send a message about where they stood. Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), who led the charge for the bill , summed up their stance well, writing in the Washington Times today : “We need a Keystone economy, not a Solyndra economy.” Keystone, of course, is a reference to the pipeline that would bring oil sands petroleum ...

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