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As a house gets set to vote only climate change legislation town next guest -- the bill quotes and economic declaration of war on America's panelists.
He is congressman Mike Pence -- OK congressman I understand you'll probably gonna vote no on this thing was so -- that before that's -- -- -- let me just come up with one alternative on -- as being presented by the other side of that.
They say this will create millions of jobs specifically.
By making houses and buildings more energy efficient.
-- -- people employed to do that.
They'll be people employed in solar and wind energy will create millions of jobs it will actually get utility bills down owner because we will use less electricity.
What's wrong without arguments.
Well just about everything wrong with that argument although -- I do -- -- suggesting it.
There will be green jobs created here -- as CR international in an estimate a couple of days ago projected even if you include the green jobs that are created.
They estimate about two million jobs a year will be lost.
In the United States at this national energy tax becomes law and you know I think I think most people understand that if you raise the cost.
Of electricity raise the cost of using carbon based energy.
That that everything from consumers utility ratepayers to businesses small and large.
We're going to face those higher cost as the president said.
About a year ago he said of his cap and trade bill were to become law he said utility rates would quote.
Close quote and that that would be passed along to consumers like.
I think he had it right and that national energy taxes is is what independent experts know that even when you count in the green jobs.
It's gonna cause this economy take an enormous hit yup I'm I'm sure you've read this but today in the Wall Street Journal is this an outstanding article on people like it was -- Who points out that there is a retreat from capitol trade legislation elsewhere in the world.
Notably in New Zealand I I happen to -- in a very well it for the greenest of countries around and they have just abandoned.
Cap and trade legislation they have reversed -- they dumped it.
Now gets really remarkable we actually had testimony -- from Spain is another country that your viewers should take a look at.
We had independent academic experts and analysis in Spain for every green job.
That was created in Spain I think the number was at least two jobs in the traditional manufacturing sector were destroyed.
By the Cap and Trade System that we're contemplating.
Here in the United States today the world is gone away from this.
Europe's trying to get out of it.
In the United States is rushing headlong to a national energy tax and we've just interviewed a Princeton professor who says there is no need to rein in carbon emissions.
Apple has no proof that that damaging so to conclude this.
Did you think you -- Muster enough votes on your side of the house to defeat this along with maybe some farm state Democrats.
Well you know what I don't think I can but I think your viewers can.
I'm always reminding our colleagues that.
A minority in congress plus the American people.
Equals a majority and from what we can tell here on Capitol Hill today the phones are ringing.
Emails are flowing in as never before the American people are saying no to a national energy tax and at this point.
We don't believe the Democrats have the vote even though they've begun the floor debate.
If even if the country sounds off we can stop this national energy tax.
And pass and all of the above strategy that says yes the conservation.
Yes to alternative sources of energy wind solar nuclear.
And says yes to more domestic exploration for oil and natural gas we could do that.
But we got to stop the national energy tax first and only the American people can do that now congressman Mike Pence we thank you very much for joining as we appreciate -- so thank you.
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