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Senate attempt to override Biden’s veto, axe Buy America waiver for EV chargers fails

February 29, 2024 at 3:01 PM
A Senate vote to override President Biden’s veto of legislation that would have undone a “Buy America” waiver applied to electric vehicle chargers failed on Thursday, leaving the waiver in place. While 50 senators voted in favor of the resolution, it failed to get the two-thirds' support needed to overturn a presidential veto. Forty-seven senators voted against. The Buy America requirement in the 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law mandates that Federal Highway Administration projects use domestic iron and steel, but the...

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