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Newly crowned House Speaker Mike Johnson has already been a thorn in the side of President Joe Biden.
Legislation that would ban future electric vehicle (EV) mandates and strike down pending federal regulations targeting gas-powered vehicles is expected to be put to a vote on the House floor this week.
Representatives Tim Walberg (R-Michigan) and Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.), who introduced the Choice in Automobile Retail Sales (CARS) Act during the summer, will have their day in the House Rules Committee on Monday. Then, on Tuesday, the bill could be officially brought to the floor for a vote. Following its passage, the measure would go to the Senate for a vote; Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and his Republican colleagues have introduced similar legislation.
“The House must pass the Choice in Automobile Retail Sales Act to block a radical and unattainable federal EV mandate that will cripple our auto industry and forever make our supply chain reliant on China,” Walberg told Fox News Digital on Monday. “The American auto industry is at its best when it is free to innovate and listen…
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