Senator David Vitter Falsely Claims Climate Bill Gives Obama Permission To Act Like Chavez
Louisiana Senator David Vitter is claiming that a provision in the climate change bill could give President Obama dictatorial powers.
However, the bill says no such thing:
In the event that the Administrator or the National Academy of Sciences has concluded, in the most recent report submitted under section 705 or 706 respectively, that the United States will not achieve the necessary domestic greenhouse gas emissions reductions, or that global actions will not maintain safe global average surface temperature and atmospheric greenhouse gas concentration thresholds, the President shall, not later than July 1, 2015, and every 4 years thereafter, submit to Congress a plan identifying domestic and international actions that will achieve necessary additional greenhouse gas reductions, including any recommendations for legislative action.Click here for reuse options!
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