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GOP lawmaker: Trying to fix climate change is tantamount to genocide

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Rep. Rob Bishop also implied that death would be preferable to seeing the Green New Deal become law.

Outlandish Republican claims about the Green New Deal, the progressive plan to ensure future generations have clean air and clean water, took a decidedly dark turn Thursday morning when Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) claimed the ideas found in the Green New Deal are "tantamount to genocide."

The remarks came at a Republican press conference demanding Democrats hold congressional hearings on the landmark climate legislation. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and, Bishop, the top Republican on the Natural Resources Committee, along with several other members, allege the Green New Deal goes too far. But none of the comments were as startling ...

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Republican congressman says Green New Deal is    tantamount to genocide

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thinkprogress.org     1+ mon ago

Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) said the Green New Deal was "tantamount to genocide." (CREDIT: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) House Republicans are ramping up their opposition to the Green ...

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During a speech on the Senate floor, Republican Sen. Mike Lee joked that if the Green New Deal passes, people would get around by riding Tauntauns, a fictional creature from "Star ...

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Republican congressman says Green New Deal is    tantamount to genocide

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thinkprogress.org     1+ mon ago

Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) said the Green New Deal was "tantamount to genocide." (CREDIT: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) House Republicans are ramping up their opposition to the Green ...

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politicalwire.com     1+ mon ago

GOP Lawmaker Compares Green New Deal to Genocide March 14, 2019 at 12:26 pm EDT By He added: That may be an overstatement but not by a whole lot. ...

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