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-- the Environmental Protection Agency.
We'll be joined you know a matter of minutes.
Group senator Rand Paul.
I he's been leading a fight on the out of control EPA senator Paul in fact was the first to tell me.
About the couple you're about to to beat.
-- -- -- -- -- And there's Supreme Court case against CPA is the focus tonight the sac let's were in the process of building their dream home in northern Idaho in the EPA.
Summarily shut them down.
Even though they have all of the requisite permits they claim their property was what plants even though it's 500 feet from the nearest light.
Now -- -- are taking their case all the way to the Supreme Court -- insurance health -- along with their attorney -- -- Joining us from Capitol Hill where they've been taking part in a form led by senator Rand Paul and they were joined by other families have been targeted by the EPA.
First of all thank you all for being here.
And my Chan -- let me ask you are you -- -- and attended -- -- -- today.
A do you think it was productive do you think it's the basis for change.
We definitely believe it is -- it was a great form there was a there was a lot of a lot of good stories told and there was good showing by the congress and senators it was they went really well.
You're you're delegation from the state of Idaho was there show and tell my.
These are folks that are actively engage now in supporting you in your battle against the EPA is that correct.
That's correct it was nice we -- Congressman Labrador senator -- and senator -- -- there.
And congressman Labrador.
Is really stepping up I know so I talked with senator Craig broke he's doing everything at his office can do now.
By the way senator Jim dement.
-- call to both of you patriots were taking on the EPA that had to feel pretty good.
And that we'll return you -- You have found a document.
As a result of the a friend of the court brief filed.
By the chamber of commerce.
And this is an and I've been told that this is the quote from the document you found.
That the EPA actually trains its personnel.
To make the terms of unilateral orders like the one given to the sockets.
Ugly and this is a quote ugly onerous and tough.
Very unpleasant in order to coerce settlements.
And that EPA seeks to threaten recipients -- games of Russian roulette whatever that means so us to further source their entry into.
Decreased -- We're talking about the American government here are we.
It sounds almost like a Soviet era government do your apps -- flabbergasted.
We read these documents -- you weren't aware of before the chamber of commerce submitted their brief last week and our support but we're very thankful.
That we now have is evidence before the court to show that.
This is not just simply a case of -- it's been beaten up this a problem with the agency across the board.
Treating American citizens as if they were not Americans is that they are just slaves.
And it's just atrocious.
It's atrocious and and the second story is compelling and in heart breaking as it is.
And there are other stories in that forum today.
More abuses by government agents agencies including them and particularly the EPA right.
-- that's actually right there were a number families here that he's told heartbreaking stories.
Their -- being beaten up by EPA one family talked about how their father who's now dying actually.
Was put in jail for two years.
For allegedly tell you web which He said was not a weapon at all it's just atrocious it makes one really angry and that's so that we could have some improvement I'm happy to say.
If -- into the hearing senator Paul said that he's planning on submitting legislation.
That we'll try and rein in EPA's authority under the Clean Water Act.
We're going to take that up with us senator Paul here in just a matter of moments of my pension and tell I've got to ask how your feeling how the battle is going I know.
Senator being called to patriots and I your absolute heroes for putting up with what you have and and and working so hard and courageously to prevail against what is clear.
One of the most un American.
Agencies in its actions in your case though I could even imagine happening how are you feeling.
On the -- we film actually pretty grateful that there and fund -- -- come off and hearing some of the stories that we heard today that were heartbreaking.
Makes us feel like -- part a group that is able to fight this with senator and pulse pound.
You know that's that's wonderful and you -- -- also part of a larger group.
Were called citizens and it's well past time its citizens made certain that.
Other government was operating in support of citizens.
Rather than some some abstraction.
Or some other interest that is unrecognizable to most of us.
-- thank you so much for being with us -- thank you and there are -- you continue to appreciate your help from think of.
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