The House of Representatives just passed it. Speaker Pelosi and her liberal cohorts should be ashamed — President Trump is furious.
Democrats seem hell-bent on making the United States dependent on foreign oil. This week, they passed two radical bills out of the House — banning offshore drilling on our nation’s major coastlines.
The bills prohibit additional drilling on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, and part of the Gulf of Mexico is also included. This is the surest sign yet that environmental extremism has been mainstreamed in the Democratic Party.
Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) said, “We’re striking back this week against the Trump administration and their agenda to drill everywhere, every time, with no exception.”
Translation: We care more about our environmental agenda than we do about lower the cost of oil for Americans. Instead, we would rather continue the status quo of buying from Venezuela and the Middle East.
The White House said in a statement, “These bills would undermine the Administration’s commitment to a prosperous American economy supported by the responsible use of the Nation’s abundant natural resources.”
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