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Now meanwhile despite the fact that Americans view global warming is one of the least important issues of our time.
That is exactly what President Obama decided to turn his attention to today.
And -- not so subtle effort to divert attention away from the many scandals are now playing his administration.
The president unveiled what is perhaps the most radical climate change policy agenda in American history.
Now what makes matters worse he intends to implement each and every aspect of this without the approval of congress let's take a look.
Today for the sake of our children.
And the health and safety of all Americans.
The Environmental Protection Agency to put an end that to the limitless dumping.
A carbon pollution from our power plants and completely new pollution standards for both new and existing power -- what is true.
Is -- we can't just drill our way out of the energy and climate challenge that we face.
That's not possible.
I put forward in the -- and all of the above energy strategy but our energy strategy must be.
About more than just producing more oil.
And by the way it's certainly got to be about more than just building one pipeline com.
Directing the Interior Department to green -- enough.
Private renewable energy capacity on public plans to power more than six million homes -- point one my budget once again calls for congress.
To end the tax breaks for big oil companies and invest in the clean energy company fulfill -- future.
-- sounds like he's taken some advice from some of this climate advisors who recently told the New York Times quote a war on coal is exactly what's needed.
That's another troubling example how the administration is putting their radical left wing agenda ahead of job growth here with reaction Fox News contributor Liz Cheney Liz welcome back.
I found the first you think it's a distraction.
You know I think that this is that the president.
Once again you know he's using phony science that to kill real jobs and I'm sure he's.
Interested in what this will do for his political base for his support from the political base.
You know we've watched him over the years willing to sacrifice American national security for political objectives we've got him today.
Willing to sacrifice our energy security our economic prosperity for political objectives.
You know and the science is -- -- simply bogus you know we know that temperatures have been stable for the last fifteen years.
And this president is going after the coal industry and coal produces 40% of the electricity in this nation.
It's real jobs it's real people all over this country.
You know I'm from Wyoming and people there are starting to say this isn't just a war on coal it's not just the war on fossil fuels it's a warm Wyoming and on all the other.
Energy producing states in this country.
Well you know it's funny but -- even the new republic a liberal magazine even they pointed out a funny thing happened over the last fifteen years global warming slow down.
-- and they're acknowledging it.
What do you think of the the plan that the president laid out today doesn't wanna use congress or the legislative process but he wants to -- by executive Fiat I wanna get your reaction of that.
Yeah I you know I I heard -- of the president's supporters after the speech say well you know elections have consequences and and I have to agree they do have consequences and this president was not able to get -- very radical.
Climate agenda thrill when his own party was in control of both houses of congress and so he's now left to trying to push it through.
By executive order.
You know it's very dangerous and luckily there will be some time here there's a process that that even the EPA's got to go through but.
You know he likes to go around the world and claim that you know somehow he's increased.
Our exploitation of our own.
Fossil fuels here it's just simply not true without a 70%.
Leases for oil drilling on public lands in the Rocky Mountains in the last few years.
You know when we -- are in a position where we could have an energy Renaissance in this nation we -- have an economic Renaissance as a result.
We could truly be energy independent.
And it simply makes no sense that the president seems dedicated to ensuring that we have a decline in our prosperity.
That we extended period time that we're dependent on foreign sources for our energy.
Supplies and you know it once again he's he's hurting real people he likes to talk about the big energy companies that.
These -- you know real Americans real American families people whose jobs depend on things like the coal industry and we've simply got elected better people who are gonna stand up to him and who Walt go along with these kinds of dangerous policies.
-- pretty revealing when one of his climate advisors in the New York Times says no warned -- is exactly what's needed.
Let's go back to the 2012 campaign where Obama is embracing coal.
And knocking Romney and in one of their radio ads that they ran let's go back and take a listen.
When he ran for president Barack Obama pledged to support clean coal and invest in new technologies.
And here at Ohio Cole productions increased 7% since Obama took office.
Ohio -- jobs are up 10%.
Obama's also made one of America's largest investments ever in clean coal technology a five billion dollar effort to create the next.
Generation of coal fired plants.
And under Obama natural gas production -- -- an all time -- we shale gas deposits across sample action thousands of good jobs are on the way.
And Mitt Romney.
He's attacking the president's record on -- but here's what Romney said in 2003 at a press conference in front of a whole plan.
Create jobs are all jobs -- people are.
So when it comes to -- and ask yourself who's been times.
And who's playing college.
That -- honest.
Well you know I think frankly any voter who lives in one of these coal producing states -- there are -- Energy producing states who votes to send to Washington.
Somebody who's gonna be supportive of this president is policies you know.
Yeah they're they're gonna deserve what they get.
At the end of the day though we don't we can't trust this president's words.
One of his big push is today in this speech was this idea that we've got to basically cut our own carbon emissions.
Because then -- be an example and we've got to cut our coal production because we'll be able to get the Chinese and and the Indians to cut fares.
You know I kept thinking about that's his approach on nuclear weapons he says -- -- -- -- -- -- stockpiles because then we'll get -- Ronnie -- in the north Koreans.
To cut there's nobody listened to this president anymore you know he's been called impotence he has any credibility.
So what he's gonna do is destroy.
The real potential the real opportunity.
He's gonna raise energy prices across the country's gonna cost us jobs and you know there's no way that you're gonna get the Chinese and the Indians to file -- suit.
Are those -- good to see if they experiencing as always you.
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