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April 5, 2022, 2:46 PM

Manchin’s Advice for Testifying Oil Execs: Fly Commercial

Jennifer A. Dlouhy
Jennifer A. Dlouhy
Bloomberg News

Senator Joe Manchin offered unsolicited advice to oil executives set for a grilling Wednesday on Capitol Hill: Have your “game on,” be ready to respond to complaints about windfall profits amid the war in Ukraine -- and don’t arrive in a corporate jet.

“I just pray to God they don’t come here on corporate jets,” Manchin, chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, said at a Tuesday forum hosted by the LNG Allies advocacy group. Better to walk or hitchhike, he said, because “that will be the first question that’s asked.”

Joe Manchin
Photographer: Aaron M. Sprecher/Bloomberg

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