Sources and Representative Henry Waxman say yes. Apparently one of the aids at the transportation department was calling representatives asking them to stop global warming initiatives because it would hurt the auto industry. The thing about this is that the auto industry has been babied for two long and now they are losing jobs and getting their butts kicked by the foreign auto makers. Even if they get off on some sort of technicality, someone needs to cut the umbilical cord on these guys.
H/T Think Progress and TPM