- The Senate passed a disapproval resolution Wednesday, formally killing a Biden administration Department of Labor rule that encourages private retirement plan fiduciaries to consider environment, social and governance (ESG) factors when making investment decisions for over 150 million Americans.
- The measure, which only required a simple majority to pass, passed the threshold in a 50-46 vote. The House of Representatives passed it Tuesday in a 216-204 vote, with only one Democrat voting for the bill.
- “President Biden wants to sacrifice seniors’ retirement savings to fund his political agenda,” Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana, who led the bill, told Fox News Digital Tuesday. “Both the Senate and the House have now sent powerful, bipartisan rebukes of the Biden ESG agenda. I’m proud to stand up for Americans’ retirement savings to stop this harmful rule.”
2 Senate Dems Join GOP To Bar ESG Meddling In 401K Plans
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