90 Miles From Tyranny : Schumer Asks Biden To Declare Climate Emergency, Says He ‘Can Do Many, Many Things Under The Emergency Powers’

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Schumer Asks Biden To Declare Climate Emergency, Says He ‘Can Do Many, Many Things Under The Emergency Powers’


Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called on President Joe Biden to declare a “climate emergency” Monday night while appearing as a guest on The Rachel Maddow Show.

“[Biden] can do many, many things under the emergency powers of the president that he could do without legislation,” Schumer said.

The Senate leader added that ex-President Donald Trump used the emergency powers “for a stupid wall, which wasn’t an emergency.”

“If there ever was an emergency, climate is one,” Schumer told Maddow.

Declaring a national emergency would give the Biden administration more flexibility in combatting the climate “crisis,” including being able to generate more federal funding, The Hill reported.


The possibility of using the powers of the executive to enact climate legislation has many Republicans concerned, according to The Hill.

Under the Trump administration, many Republicans were wary about Trump’s use of the emergency powers to redirect more funding for the border wall with congressional opposition, The Hill reported.

“If today, the national emergency is border security … tomorrow the national emergency might be climate change,” Senator Marc Rubio told CNBC in 2019.

Despite the GOP’s opposition, the new administration has already signaled their extensive commitment to...



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6 comments:

Wayne Wilson said...

Chuckle boy giving away his job . Let lying biden do the dirty work . Is biden a dictator?

Trialdog said...

Schumer isn’t dumb enough to believe that climate change bullshit. He’s smart enough to play it though; and manipulate the suckers for everything they’re worth.

P n E said...

The face of evil.

Bill Chunko said...

That would be an extremely bad idea.

kansas68 said...

Amen brother

Mat Wall said...

You vote for him. Poor old America.