House Passes Bill That Would Repeal U.S. Oil Export Ban

The House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday to lift the U.S.'s ban on oil exports. The Obama administration has threatened a veto of the bill, saying Congress should focus on "supporting our transition to a low carbon economy." Supporters say it would create jobs. The ban has been in place since 1975. The vote in the House was 261 to 159. Supporters in the Senate are also planning a vote.

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