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stated on February 12, 2020 in committee hearing remarks
“We’ve also seen in the time that he’s (Donald Trump) been president, an increase in carbon emissions going absolutely in the wrong way.”
stated on December 10, 2019 in a tweet
“Over the past two years, climate and weather disaster damage has cost the U.S. over $400 billion.”
stated on August 23, 2019 in a Facebook post
"That’s 5,615 projected coal-powered plants in just 8 countries. The USA has 15 - building 0 more."
stated on December 15, 2019 in a speech
"We cut New York City’s carbon footprint twice as much as the rest of the country."
stated on January 7, 2020 in a Facebook post
"The Australia bushfires have nothing to do with climate change; it was arson."
stated on December 12, 2019 in a campaign ad
California firefighters decided "to speak out" against President Trump because his tweet about the state’s wildfires "contained so much misinformation."
stated on December 10, 2019 in a policy white paper
"Roughly one in four fish eaten in the United States was caught here and sent to Asia for processing before being re-imported for American consumers."
stated on December 1, 2019 in an interview on "Meet the Press"
"In Bakersfield, where there’s a lot of oil drilling going on, there’s more solar jobs now in Bakersfield and around that area than there are oil jobs."
stated on October 26, 2019 in an email
Candidates who are supporting the Green New Deal are "promoting abortion in third world countries to control the population!"
stated on October 25, 2019 in an ad on Facebook
Say Sen. Lindsey Graham supports the Green New Deal.
stated on September 23, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says a photo shows Greta Thunberg posing next to George Soros and with ISIS.
Republican Party of Florida
stated on September 20, 2019 in a tweet
The Green New Deal "would put a $600,000 tax burden on every household."
stated on September 20, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says a photo shows that climate change protesters left trash all over their protest side.
stated on September 4, 2019 in a CNN climate town hall
Says she "sued Exxon Mobil" as California attorney general.
stated on September 4, 2019 in a CNN town hall on climate change
"70% of the pollution of the carbon that we're throwing into the air comes from three industries."
stated on September 4, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, "I see people are rushing out to fill up their cars for this hurricane at the gas station. This wouldn’t be an issue if they had electric cars. If the power is out for a week how are they going to get gas? We need to start planning ahead and moving forward."
stated on August 18, 2019 in a campaign email
"Most climate scientists agree that we only have less than a decade to turn things around or else we’ll be stuck with a 'worst case scenario' including rising sea levels, devastating droughts, and worsening famines."
stated on August 25, 2019 in remarks on CNN's "Reliable Sources"
"Trump is as destructive a person in this century as Hitler, Stalin, and Mao were in the last century. He may be responsible for many more million deaths than they were."
stated on July 31, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says that ice melting in a cup illustrates that sea levels don’t rise when icebergs melt.
stated on July 29, 2019 in a post on Facebook
"Fringe leftists are now advocating for cow fart bags to capture farts as a way to help prevent ‘global warming.’"