But Stone-Manning still faces a tough path to being the first Senate-confirmed land bureau director since the Obama administration. Republicans have accused her of being an eco-terrorist following a decades-old tree-spiking incident in Idaho.
Manchin’s office confirmed that he’ll vote for Stone-Manning on Thursday, when the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is set to vote on her nomination. But the committee is expected to be deadlocked along party lines.
If a deadlock ...