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Republican senators push
Obama to repeal EPA proposal

The Hill (Washington, D.C.), by Timothy Cama

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 6/4/2014 5:47:56 PM

Forty-one Republican senators sent a letter to President Obama Wednesday urging him to withdraw the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulations to limit carbon emissions from power plants. The senators said the rules would increase electricity costs, reduce consumers’ disposable income and result in job cuts. “This proposed rule continues your administration’s effort to ensure that American families and businesses will pay more for electricity, an important goal emphasized during your initial campaign for president, and suffer reduced reliability as well,” the senators wrote. The Hill first reported the letter Tuesday, when senators were distributing a draft of it and only 28 had

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0bama´s pretty much in full dictator mode now, so don´t expect him to budge, but at least these guys are on the record.
Nothing can be properly fixed until 0bama is gone, he won´t allow it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: periwinkel, 6/4/2014 6:00:29 PM     (No. 9873324)

And the answer came back today, "Pound sand!!!"

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 6/4/2014 6:01:24 PM     (No. 9873325)

Agree with you 100% OP.

We are heading into very dangerous waters and Congress is not doing anything to stop his blatant takeover of our country.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1, 6/4/2014 6:39:38 PM     (No. 9873359)

All the house (you know, the part of fedgov that controls the money) has to do is prohibit any money being spent on this - and take another 50-100 billion away from the budget too just because it´s clearly not being spent in the best interests of America - just to get their attention.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Gorzabozo, 6/4/2014 7:07:42 PM     (No. 9873388)

Not only that, No.3 , congress could pass a law stating that the EPA could not regulate CO2 in this manner. Law trumps bureaucratic dictats. Attempt to pass a law blocking this ruling immediately and if it does not pass the Senate use the re-introduction of such a bill as a major campaign issue. Do this correctly and sweep the Senate. Just say´n. Also, could there be a reason this line of attack has not been followed? Its so obvious that it begs the question of why have not the Repubs or Conservatives in Congress been doing this all along?

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