McConnell to states: EPA climate rule is illegal

Timothy Cama The Hill 3/19/2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is doubling down on his advice that states ignore the Obama administration’s climate rule for power plants.

McConnell sought to reassure governors in a letter Thursday that they would be on firm legal ground and not violating the law if they decline to formulate […]

The audacity of climate cynicism

Editorial The Washington Examiner 11/13/2014

It was Tuesday evening in the United States when President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced their nations had come to a historic agreement on climate change that supposedly represented a “breakthrough.” The United States pledged to reduce its carbon emissions to 25 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. […]

Senator: Emails Reveal EPA, Green Group in ‘Beyond Cozy’ Relationship

Kelsey Harkness The Daily Signal 10/14/2014

Republican lawmakers say the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency enjoys a “beyond cozy” relationship with a liberal environmental action group that seeks to reshape national energy policies in a way that would hurt American businesses and families.

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., the top Republican on the Environment and Public Works […]

DRUDGE SIREN: Obama Pushes for UN 'Climate' Rules Without Congress

Jim Hoft The Gateway Pundit 8/26/2014

 

DRUDGE SIREN—- Obama Pushes for UN “Climate” Rules Without Congress The agreement would skirt the US Senate.

The New York Times reported:

The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without […]

John Boehner Is Getting Ready To Mount A Potentially Gigantic Lawsuit Against Obama

Brett Logiurato Business Insider 6/24/2014

…Boehner’s office confirmed the Roll Call story, but declined to comment on whether specific executive actions would be targeted. Any legal action by Boehner would be a significant and somewhat unprecedented challenge to executive power.

Obama, however, has given House Republicans plenty of potential material. He has made 2014 a […]

Obama Is Bypassing Congress Again. This Time It's Going to Cost You.

Nicolas Loris and Nicole Rusenko The Foundry Heritage.org 5/29/2014

Next week, the Obama administration is planning to unveil a climate action plan that it intends to implement without legislative approval. It’s a creative approach to governing, not unlike other executive actions President Obama has taken to bypass Congress.

When lawmakers refused to pass cap-and-trade legislation, […]