Paul Ryan: ‘Climate change occurs no matter what’ – Obama’s EPA climate regs ‘outside of the confines of the law’
'The question is, can and should the federal government do something about it. And I would argue the federal government, with all its tax and regulatory schemes, can't.'
Ryan blasted the proposed EPA regulations in particular.
“The design is to put coal out of business,” Ryan said at Representative Capito’s event, The Gazette reports. “Coal is the secret sauce to giving us abundant, affordable energy.”
“I don’t see a solution here,” Ryan said of the power plant regulations at Wednesday’s breakfast. “I see an excuse to grow government, raise taxes, and slow down economic growth.”