Skip to comments.GOP plans "collusion" probe into climate groups
Posted on 12/16/2022 4:48:04 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
House Republicans want to launch investigations into a baseless claim that China and Russia unduly influence U.S. climate activism.
Why it matters: Republicans are using this claim to seek donation information from climate groups and could potentially use subpoenas.
Driving the news: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) last week said that if elected House speaker, he’d support investigations into “environmental NGOs’ collusion with Russia and China to hurt American energy.”
What they’re saying: Asked if he’ll subpoena environmental groups, incoming House Natural Resources chair Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) said: “If I need to, I will.”
What we're hearing: Environmental groups vehemently deny the GOP’s accusations. Still, sources at some targeted groups told Axios they are taking the potential legal threat seriously.
Reality check: Some of the GOP letters to activists used a debunked claim about a charity called the Sea Change Foundation being a pass-through for Russia financing climate groups.
Between the lines: Experts do worry that China and Russia may gain leverage over the U.S. as it ditches fossil fuels because of where global supply chains exist today.
Yes, but: There’s no proof to date that either China or Russia is funding U.S. activism to quit fossil fuels.
(Excerpt) Read more at axios.com ...
Climate Alarmists are Weather Deniers
Climate activists are todays foreign supported anti war protesters. Cui bono? Who benefits from America’s decreased oil production and consequent loss of prosperity? Her enemies.
We got a probe!
“Oh but sorry folks, the GOP didn’t “vow” only a “plan” which means their not enthusiastic about doing nothing on this one.
And that’s where it stops. Always.
“Baseless”. Which is how we know they know it’s true.
They are going to find that the DNC has become the BORG. They create their own groups, even companies, to finance and push the narrative of politics. The DNC is like “Communism in a Nutshell”.
How about trans/LGB & ‘defund police/antifa/blm’ groups, too?
We all know that they’re well-funded.
China is so concerned with global warming that they continue to build coal plants and dump out more pollutants than anyone.
They push ESG on us because they know it kills our economy and helps theirs. Sadly, we’ve got politicians and idiots willing to destroy our nation for their own short-term gain.
Environmental Groups: Trust us. We’re not Russian or Chinese government front groups. We are merely useful idiots.
“..They are going to find that the DNC has become the BORG. They create their own groups, even companies, to finance and push the narrative of politics. The DNC is like “Communism in a Nutshell”....”
Axios Partisan Media Shill and Stooge alert.
How about they stop the invasion at the border.
Investigations that go nowhere are easier.
About F-ing time!!
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