Morano on Fox: The creation of these parks was monumental abuse. President Trump is restoring sanity to these lands...He is returning the land to local communities, where Indian tribes can now have access to the land that was blocked to them. He is returning it to the people, and righting constitutional wrongs. No president has constitutional authority under the National Wilderness Act to -- by executive fiat -- create the national monuments, these monuments were created by bypassing of Congress. Now, Utah will be able to make these decisions and land is being restored and returned.
Climatewire: The chilly reception may actually help Banks walk his tightrope between offering partnership in Bonn and avoiding the wrath of climate skeptics in the Trump administration. Marc Morano, who argues against mainstream climate science on ClimateDepot.com, said Banks' forum was a public relations victory for Team Trump.
"If the greenest members of the Trump administration get shouted down and shut down by climate activists for discussing nuclear and coal, the public will perceive the activists as way-out idealists devoid of reality," he predicted.