Texas senator argues administration’s ‘radical agenda’ doesn’t serve his purposes
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, argued Tuesday that President Biden And this Democrats Demonstration continued the “hypocrisy” with its policies, arguing that those concerned with energy were actually “making the environment worse”.
Speaking with “Warney & Company” on Tuesday, the Texas senator said that “if you examine the policies of the Biden administration, they don’t really believe what they’re saying.”
For example, he raised the issue of the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline project, which is in Canada and the United States.
In a series of orders aimed at combating climate change, President Biden revoked permits for the 1,700-mile pipeline on his first day in office, ending a project that was expected to generate greater employment. 11,000 American this year.
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Cruz argued that when Democrats and members of the Biden administration “talk about climate, they are talking in apocalyptic terms about how carbon emissions are going to destroy the world.”
“Joe Biden’s first job as president ended the Keystone pipeline,” he continued, noting that “with one stroke of a pen he destroyed 11,000 jobs, including 8,000 high-paying jobs.” Union jobs were involved and it spoiled the environment.”
Then he explained why he believed so.
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“Canadians are not going to leave oil in the tar sands,” Cruz said. “They’re producing that oil and they’re going to either ship it south on trucks or trains or they’re going to send it west on ships to China.”
“None of them pollute more, emit more carbon and have a higher risk of spills than a pipeline, so they make the environment worse,” he continued.
Cruz then argued that the Biden administration is “targeting and destroying US energy production, going after oil and gas producers in the US, shutting them down, burdening them and then at the same time, OPEC.” Asking from, asking Russia. to produce more”
In August, the White House tried to blame OPEC and Russia for rising gas prices after the Biden administration disrupted US oil producers with policies that curtailed domestic oil and gasoline production.
As prices at the pump sat at a seven-year high, the administration noted that OPEC’s agreement to increase production by 400,000 barrels in July was “simply not enough at a critical moment in the global recovery.”
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Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan said in a statement released by the White House that nations “need to do more to support recovery.”
“OPEC and Russia produce oil and gas that is dirtier than US oil and gas,” Cruz said. “So once again their [the Biden administration’s] The radical agenda does not fulfill its self-declared objectives and it causes more pollution and more damage to the environment.”
A White House spokesperson did not immediately respond to Granthshala Business’s request for comment.
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Granthshala Business’ Phil Flynn contributed to this report.