Senate tees up McNamee FERC confirmation as coal recusal calls mount

Utility Dive: The close vote to halt debate on McNamee indicates he will likely be confirmed to FERC when the Senate reconvenes on Thursday for a final vote.

The cloture vote Wednesday came less than three weeks after Utility Dive released a video of McNamee giving a speech to Texas lawmakers in February when he worked at a conservative think tank.

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