"The chances of these things making it are slim to none. It's part of an overall strategy to demonize these companies, demonize these resources, contribute to the narrative that there's something nefarious about these publicly traded companies that provide tremendous value to society," said Thomas Pyle, president of the conservative Institute for Energy Research.
"President Trump, when he was a candidate, was remarkably consistent on this issue ... It's one of the few areas where the Republicans are largely unified, which makes it a bit easier to rally around," said Thomas Pyle, president of the conservative Institute for Energy Research and a strong supporter of Mr. Trump's energy agenda. "The first major step is to undo much of what Obama had done on the regulatory side."