The White House had a generally positive response to the legislation introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and John Thune (R-SD) aimed at eliminating ethanol subsidies. A White House press release stated, “We are encouraged by the bipartisan efforts in the Senate to find a responsible middle ground. … [T]his deal provides a roadmap for the American biofuels industry to navigate their own future expansion — addressing infrastructure needs while supporting innovation for the next generations of biofuels.”