Broadcast July 18, 2020
Fox & Friends – Fox News Channel
[Video clip of Bernie Sanders: “The most knowledgeable people in the country coming together to deal with education and climate change. The compromise that they came up with, if implemented, will make Biden the most Progressive president since FDR.”]
Claim: Biden Is Campaigning On The Green New Deal — ‘Minus the Crazy’ – Slate Mag: “It’s understandable why Biden might avoid the branding. For many moderates and conservatives, including our president, the phrase “green new deal” itself has become a shorthand for leftist overreach…Activists are still clearly happy with Biden’s leftward shift. The Sunrise Movement, the youth activist organization closely associated with the Green New Deal, issued an approving statement that took credit for teaching Joe Bide to “talk the talk” on climate, and promised to make him “walk the walk.” The group had previously given Biden’s climate plan an “F” grade during the Democratic primary.”
Morano: Bernie Sanders, AOC ghostwriters of Biden’s energy plan: “In order to get this nomination without a fight, [Biden] had to cede climate and energy over to the Bernie Sanders/AOC wing – and people like AOC are actually writing all of this. Biden is merely a figurehead when it comes to this,” he tells OneNewsNow.
Democrats climate policy follows Germany’s failed plan – ‘Power prices in Germany are now among the highest in Europe’ – Germany is failing to meet its climate goals of reducing carbon-dioxide emissions even after spending over $580 billion by 2025 to overhaul its energy systems. Germany’s emissions miss should be a “wake-up call” for governments everywhere.