Reid set to move on climate change bill ahead of immigration

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidFranken emerges as liberal force in hearings GOP eyes new push to break up California court The DC bubble is strangling the DNC MORE (D-Nev.) has closed the door on the possibility of moving immigration reform before a comprehensive energy and climate bill.

"I am going to move forward on energy first," Reid said Wednesday.


Reid had signaled Tuesday that he would do so but left himself some wiggle room. He made clear Wednesday that energy legislation would take precedence.

But Reid said he is committed to passing immigration reform this year.

Reid said that Sen. Charles SchumerCharles SchumerTop Dem comes out against Tillerson ahead of key vote Democrats and the boycott of Trump's inauguration The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-N.Y.) has drafted an outline that could serve as the basis for legislation to be debated on the Senate floor.