Read Ex-Im reauthorization bill

Sens. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinPavlich: The claim Trump let the mentally ill get guns is a lie Toomey to introduce bill broadening background checks for firearms Scott Walker backs West Virginia attorney general in GOP Senate primary MORE (D-W.Va.) and Mark KirkMark Steven KirkHigh stakes as Trump heads to Hill Five things to watch for at Trump-Senate GOP meeting Giffords, Scalise highlight party differences on guns MORE (R-Ill.) will unveil later this week a five-year reauthorization bill for the Export-Import Bank.

The nine-page bill, a copy of which was obtained first by The Hill, would increase the bank's credit exposure limit from the current $140 billion to $160 billion. The legislation also would require the Government Accountability Office to study the bank's medium-term financing programs.

It's a bare-bones piece of legislation, with one exception: it would reverse restrictions that Ex-Im officials passed in December preventing the bank from financing overseas power plants that won't adopt greener technology. The coal industry vehemently opposes the restrictions. Manchin, a coal state Democrat, heard their concerns.

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