Statements about Cap and Trade
"61 percent of non-tea party Republicans actually agree...there is 'solid evidence the earth is warming,' ...[but] 70 percent of tea partiers, contrarily, say there is 'no solid evidence' the earth is warming."
In a poll, "53 percent of young Republican voters . . . under age 35 said that they would describe a climate [change] denier as 'ignorant,' 'out of touch' or 'crazy.'"
Says that Sherrod Brown is an "Obama rubber stamp" for "supporting the job-killing cap and trade plan."
Tim Kaine supported "higher energy costs for families."
Says Mitt Romney supports cap and trade.
"When I was fighting against cap and trade, the speaker was sitting down with Nancy Pelosi on a sofa encouraging it."
"I never favored cap and trade."
Says Mitt Romney has said different things about whether global warming is caused by humans
"The weight of the evidence (on global warming) is that most of it, maybe all of it, is because of natural causes ... it’s fair to say the science is in dispute."
"One of the reasons that Budweiser stayed in New Jersey is the money they got from RGGI to put solar on their roof to save on their energy costs."
Says Ocean Spray is moving its Bordentown processing facility to Pennsylvania largely because of costs associated with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Commerce Secretary nominee John Bryson "appears to endorse world government."
"Since President Obama took office, gas prices have gone up 67 percent."
Says that President Obama said in 2008 that his proposed greenhouse gas regulations "will bankrupt" anyone who wants to build a new coal-fired power plant.
The cap-and-trade bill before Congress "prevents you from selling your home without the permission of the EPA administrator."
Rick Boucher "helped write" the cap-and-trade bill
Tells David Cicilline, "94 percent of the carbon emissions which you so want to get rid of are caused by nature."
Says Lloyd Doggett voted for the health care, stimulus and cap-and-trade bills.
"I don’t understand what Republicans are doing against this. It was their idea. John McCain introduced cap and trade legislation three times."
How to contact us:
We want to hear your suggestions and comments. For tips or comments on our campaign promise database, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the promise number. For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.
Browse the The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Browse The Obameter:
Keep up to date with Politifact National: