"Tying the hands of our energy industry is a threat to our national security, the health of our climate, and our stature on the world stage, and I will not stand idly by as Democrats seek to kill jobs and enrich our rivals.”
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks this week on the Senate floor regarding Democrats’ reckless tax and spending spree: “In a few days, President Biden is set to gas up Air Force One and jet to Scotland for a global conference about the climate. “According to press coverage, the President’s … Continue reading Biden environmentalist agenda forces Americans to kneel before Russia and China
Democrats want to force electric utilities to model their grids off of the high-cost, blackout-prone system that liberals have set up in the state of California.
Commissioner James Danly said the plan would be like an “H-bomb” for America’s electricity markets. Commissioner Mark Christie warned that consumers in states like Virginia and West Virginia could see huge rate spikes because of the national standards Democrats want to impose.
New pain and new burdens for American families… who are then forced to pay for handouts to Communist China.
“Up until the Biden Administration took over, we were energy secure, no longer dependent upon Middle East oil. The shale gas revolution enabled U.S. energy to be even less expensive and more reliable. Now, we find ourselves in a very different place, just 8 months later."
The petroleum industry employs about 100,000 people in Colorado, and generates $13.5 billion in economic activity, providing state and local governments with $1 billion in tax revenue.
American energy workers are suffering while the Biden Administration creates energy jobs in foreign countries.
Republican amendments that committee Democrats voted against included ensuring the U.S. will not import any minerals from mines that employ child or forced labor.
Democrats want to use their reckless tax and spending spree to impose this green new disaster on every American. It would cost our nation up to $93 trillion over the next decade and put the government in control of the economy. It’s socialism masked as environmental policy.