“From supporting cap and trade legislation that would raise electricity rates, opposing energy independence and security by opposing Keystone XL, and advocating for a 5% severance tax on natural gas in Pennsylvania, Allyson Schwartz has continually failed to do her job as a legislator and has made a clear choice of supporting extreme environmentalists over common-sense energy reforms, RGA communications director Gail Gitcho told BuzzFeed when asked for comment.
- Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order that dismantles many Obama era climate change regulations.
- The Republican chair of the House probe into Russia and Trump should step down after secretly meeting with a source at the White House, say top Democrats.
- The Trump White House has a habit of taking credit for business deals struck under Obama, as they did today with a Ford investment plan from 2015.
- The Scottish parliament has voted for an independence referendum that could result in Scotland leaving the UK.