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RINOs Pitch Carbon Tax Plan to Trump Admin
By – February 23, 2017
Top Republicans Propose Carbon Tax Plan To Stop Climate Change … There’s a new climate change prevention plan in town, and unbelievably, it’s coming from some rather senior Republicans, the de facto party of science denial. Two former Secretaries of State – James Baker III and George Shultz – along with former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr., met with Vice President Mike Pence, Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump and Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council this week in Washington D.C. -IFL Science
These are Republicans that may now be known as RINOs. They propose a carbon tax, which they called a “conservative climate solution” and claim it is somehow a free-market approach.
A transcript from the Republicans delivered to IFLScience, said it was an alternative to the Environmental