Trump Keeps Promise, Disbands Climate Committee

  • 08/21/2017
  • Source: Town Hall
  • by: Katie Pavlich
Trump Keeps Promise, Disbands Climate Committee
Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Earlier this year Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said the Trump administration had stripped funding for climate change research in President Trump's inaugural budget because, "it's a waste of money."

"As to climate change, I think the President was fairly straightforward saying we’re not spending money on that anymore," Mulvaney said in March. "We consider that to be a waste of your money to go out and do that. So that is a specific tie to his campaign.”

Several months later, administration officials are still taking that attitude seriously and just disbanded a major climate change advisory board. From WAPO: 

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The move comes two months after President Trump officially announced the end of U.S. participation in the Paris climate agreement.
 Source: Town Hall

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