Sens. Cruz, Barrasso, Inhofe, Toomey, Kennedy, Lee, Enzi, Cassidy, Capito, and Lankford Applaud President Trumps Commitment to Saving the Jobs of Blue-Collar Refinery Workers
Issue statement following reports that the administration will appeal the Tenth Circuits decision
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Pat Toomey (R-Penn.), John Kennedy (R-La.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and James Lankford (R-Okla.) today issued a statement following reports that President Trump will appeal the Tenth Circuit's decision on small refineries:
"We're encouraged by the reports that the administration will appeal the Tenth Circuit's decision on small refineries," the Senators said. "Thousands of blue collar workers' jobs are at stake if the ruling were to stand. We're grateful for President Trump's commitment to the hardworking men and women of small refineries, and look forward to working with the administration to ensure follow through on the President's decision."
Last week, multiple Senators sent a letter to President Trump urging him to continue fighting this erroneous decision to invalidate hardship relief for small refineries under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).