Trump’s Economic Adviser: Obama’s Global Warming Pledge ‘Crippling’ US Growth

A top White House economic adviser said Thursday that keeping the Obama administration’s global warming pledge to the United Nations would be “highly crippling” to economic growth.

“We know that the levels that were agreed to by the prior administration would be highly crippling to the US economic growth,” chief economic adviser Gary Cohn said aboard Air Force One Thursday, referring to former President Barack Obama’s plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions as part of the Paris climate agreement.

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Environmentalists Follow Through On Threats To Target Trump’s Energy Nominees

Environmentalists burst into a Senate hearing Thursday to protest President Donald Trump’s nominees to lead the agency responsible for regulating U.S. pipelines.

Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee while they heard testimonies from the three nominees chosen to head the agency tasked with regulating the country’s pipeline infrastructure.

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TOP WH ADVISER: Trump Will Choose The Economy Over Global Warming

White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn angered German officials Thursday when he said President Donald Trump would choose to grow the economy over fighting global warming if the two goals came into conflict.

“If it comes to a choice between measures to curtail global warming under the 2015 Paris climate accord and growing the U.S. economy, economic considerations would prevail,” Cohn told reporters on Air Force One Thursday.

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F*cked-up priorities: Trump talks terrorism while Europe shouts ‘Climate!’

They really want our billions.

Even after the recent brutal terrorist attack in Manchester, EU Leaders want to focus on…climate? Obama handed over billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars to the UN’s climate slush fund and they want more. They’ve already admitted it’s about wealth distribution so why is anyone surprised where their priorities lie. From McClatchy DC Bureau’s Franco Ordoñez:

While terrorism may top President Donald Trump’s agenda, European leaders keep pressing him on climate change and the environment.

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Anatomy of a Deep State

Francesca Grifo testifying before Congress Photo: Science Democrats/YouTube Screencap

On May 8 a woman few Americans have heard of, working in a federal post that even fewer know exists, summoned a select group of 45 people to a June meeting in Washington. They were almost exclusively representatives of liberal activist groups. The invitation explained they were invited to develop “future plans for scientific integrity” at the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Top Physicist and Leading Republicans Urge Trump to Quit Paris Climate Agreement

Should Donald Trump hamstring the U.S. economy, rip off the consumer, despoil the landscape, give succour to America’s enemies and promote junk science – all in order to keep a “seat at the table” with people who despise him and think he’s an idiot?

To some people – including several senior members of the Trump administration – the answer isn’t immediately obvious. Which is why this week both a leading U.S. scientist and a number of top Senate Republicans have had to urge the president to see sense and ignore the siren voices urging him to stay in the UN’s Paris climate agreement.

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