President Joe Biden has reversed former President Trump’s orders to end a federal land grab that was started under former President Barack Obama.
The Biden administration has been busy reinforcing the actions taken during his tenure as Vice President in the Obama administration.
During his presidency, Trump shrunk the Bears Ears monuments and the Grand Staircase-Escalante area while ensuring that any monuments would remain protected.
Former President Trump justified his actions by saying, “These abuses of the Antiquities Act give enormous power to faraway bureaucrats at the expense of the people who actually live here, work here, and make this place their home.”
Ironically President Biden said, “The protection of public lands must not become a pendulum that swings back and forth depending on who’s in public office. It’s not a partisan issue.”
The President seems to think his decision to reverse his predecessor’s orders on public lands isn’t partisan. Regardless of that, thanks to President Biden, the federal takeover of vast swathes of land is in full swing.
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