Dem Senator Compares Trump Enviro Pick To Caligula's Horse

Law360, New York (November 29, 2017, 1:53 PM EST) -- A U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday narrowly advanced President Donald Trump's controversial pick to lead the White House's Council on Environmental Quality in a party-line vote, but not before one Democratic senator said her nomination recalls the tale of a mad Roman emperor and his favorite horse.

Former Texas Council on Environmental Quality chair Kathleen Hartnett White, Trump's nominee to head the CEQ, as well as Faegre Baker Daniels LLP's energy and natural resources practice co-head Andrew Wheeler, nominated to serve as the EPA's deputy administrator,...
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