Says Lloyd Doggett voted for the health care, stimulus and cap-and-trade bills.
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
Is cap and trade a Republican idea?
"I don’t understand what Republicans are doing against this. It was their idea. John McCain introduced cap and trade legislation three times."
— Politifact Ohio on Monday, September 13th, 2010
But it doesn't necessarily power all the lights
"In the 18th Congressional District, 100% of electric generation comes from coal."
— Politifact Ohio on Saturday, July 24th, 2010
Emerging economies don't have absolute reductions
"President Obama's proposal calls for serious cuts in our own long-term carbon emissions," but China and India will still be allowed to increase their emissions.
— Politifact National on Friday, December 11th, 2009
He said in '08
Obama has admitted a cap and trade plan would cause electricity bills to "skyrocket."
— Politifact National on Monday, November 16th, 2009
Obama said it first: Electricity costs will "skyrocket" under cap and trade.
Contends that President Obama "literally said (if) his cap-and-trade proposals were to pass, that utility rates, his words now, would, 'necessarily skyrocket.'"
— Politifact National on Thursday, June 11th, 2009