Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
The president's turning his attention to what he calls the global threat of our time.
That threat is climate change the administration planning a renewed push on the environment after the issue to the back -- to other priorities during the first term and now.
One of president Obama's advisors is laying out exactly what the president hopes to accomplish.
She -- at the White House tonight at the White House hasn't even officially unveiled a plan and already the other -- mounting an opposition.
That's right -- the bottom line is is a legacy item for the president as you mentioned time it's.
The clock is ticking for him to get some of these items -- what -- told from some of his advisors he'll do as early as next week is unveil.
Some tough new regulations for coal fired power plants.
Republican critics like John Boehner already saying this will result in their power companies passing on higher prices for your energy costs at home.
The president insists though.
This is the last best shot at reducing pollution in dealing with climate change piglets.
For the sake of future generations.
Our generation must move toward a global compact to confront big change -- climate before it is too late.
That is our job of that is our test we have to get to work.
I think this is absolutely crazy.
Why would you want to increase the cost of energy and kill more American jobs at a time when the American people still ask him a question where the jobs.
Now the other part of this that -- Boehner and other Republicans are upset about is that the president would be taking executive action.
Having the Environmental Protection Agency put these new -- regulations in place basically bypassing congress response from the White House is -- congress is getting a lot done there -- -- around.
And wait for them.
-- Ed the president is feeling the pressure from both sides of the environmental issues.
Of his former campaign -- sent him an open letter today.
Demanding that he block the completion of the keystone XL pipeline which is intended to transport Canadian oil.
Two refineries along our Gulf Coast.
Filter by section