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Democratic senators call on Biden to use ‘full powers of the executive branch’ on climate

Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) on Monday called on President Biden to use “the full powers of the executive branch” on climate, following Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) declaration that he would not back climate spending in a reconciliation bill.  Speaking to reporters at the Capitol on Monday, Merkley called on Biden to explore options ranging