President Biden’s veto of legislation that would have killed the Labor Department’s Environmental, Social and Governance Rule won’t settle the issue, if reaction to the decision is any indication.

From an attempt to override the veto to a legal challenge by Republican state attorneys general in 25 states, the political issues surrounding Labor’s ESG rule will continue to swirl for the foreseeable future.

The resolution to kill the rule passed both houses under the “Congressional Review Act,” a process that requires only a majority vote. However, a vote to override the veto would require a two-thirds vote—a threshold that is unlikely to be met.



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