Waters of the United States
He is accusing the official of withholding documents from a House investigation.
The case will likely have consequences for enforcement of the Clean Water Act.
The measure fell four votes short of the 60 it needed.
An appropriations bill with an amendment to defund the Clean Water Rule faces veto.
Federal auditors said the EPA engaged in a "covert propaganda” campaign."
"We must protect the waters that are vital for the health of our communities," Obama wrote.
Republicans say the EPA is making a “power grab” for control of the nation's waterways.
The GAO announced the conclusion in a report Monday.
A letter asks the Appropriations Committee to make defunding the rule a priority.
Republicans successfully moved forward with efforts to block the EPA rule.
Congress faces a Nov. 20 deadline to renew highway funding.
Most of the regulations former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) wants to repeal as president are...
The bill blocks the EPA's Waters of the United States rule.
The appropriations process may well be the only way to block the EPA's Waters of the US rule.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski criticized the agency's water, climate and methane rules on Wednesday.
A Cincinnati-based federal appeals court ruled Monday that it has the jurisdiction to hear numerous...
The long-shot Thursday vote continues the fight over the EPA regulation.
The House voted to send a GOP measure blocking a water rule to President Obama's desk.
Republicans will also decamp to Baltimore for their annual retreat.
The report says EPA broke laws that prohibit agencies from promoting or lobbying.
Rubio missed a vote on a bill against Obama's water rule last week.
The new regulation asserts federal authority over small waterways.
The ruling is a stinging defeat in the effort to keep streams and wetlands clean.
Nearly the entire Senate GOP caucus, led by Joni Ernst, sponsored a bill to overturn.