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Biden Declares He Would ‘Transition’ America Away from Oil Industry during Debate

bidenPresident Trump and rival Joe Biden sparred over environmental policy at the end of the presidential debate on Thursday, with Biden indicating he would “transition” away from dependence on oil.

“Would he close down the oil industry?” Trump asked. “Would you close down the oil industry?”

“I would transition from the oil industry, yes,” Biden responded.

“That’s a big statement,” Trump commented.

“It is a big statement, because…the oil industry pollutes, significantly,” Biden responded.

“It has to be replaced by renewable energy over time,” Biden added. “And I’d stop giving to the oil industry—I’d stop giving them federal subsidies. [Trump] won’t give federal subsidies to solar and wind. Why are we giving it to the oil industry?”

However, the former vice president proceeded to deny that he would ban fracking, despite having promised to do so several times during the Democratic primaries. While Trump pointed out that Biden had said he would ban fracking, Biden asserted that he would ban “fracking on federal land…no fracking and/or oil on federal land.”

Earlier in the debate, Trump mocked Biden’s environmental policies as equivalent to the Green New Deal.

Biden’s “plan is an economic disaster,” Trump said. “If you look at what he wants to do, if you look at his environmental plan—you know who developed it? A.O.C. plus three.”

Reprinted with Permission from - National Review by - Zachary Evans

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J. FARLEY
1 month ago

I watched the debate from beginning to the bitter end, I believe that President Trump won the debate by a 85% TO 15%
margin, My biggest takeaway was that former Vice President sleepy Joe Biden said, choosing his words very carefully that he didn’t take any money from a foreign source, well Joe maybe that’s true, you took it from your son Hunter Biden, who took it from a foreign source. COME ON MAN !
God bless America !
God bless President Donald J. Trump!
God bless the NRA !
Save America, Vote Republican

redink
1 month ago

Energy independence can be nothing but good for the country. It removes so many geopolitical problems from our plate its not funny. The fact that Biden must know this but doesn’t care is telling.

This is just a peek of the what the people behind Biden (Who are really running the show)

They don’t care what happens to the country or the people in it.

goodwater
1 month ago

Apparently Biden slept through his Science Classes. CO2 is the LIFE BLOOD of the farmer’s crops (corn, cotton, etc.), the vegetable gardens all the peoples on this Earth, the forests and grass lands.

Shoe
1 month ago

Every time Biden stumbles or puts his foot in his mouth, the liberal media is there to catch him. The unAmerican NY Times published an editorial claiming Trump was the worst President in history – an effort to offset Biden’s poor performance – even though he had a moderator who attacked Trump and supported Biden in every way she could??

Patriot Will
1 month ago

Biden appears to be incapable of acknowledging the simple truth that compared to countries like China, India, and Russia the USA is already far superior in using clean and efficient petroleum energy. He also appears oblivious that America is basically energy independent and doesn’t need to be under the influence of other countries. How a supposedly serious candidate such as Biden can be so out of touch with reality scares me to death. He comes off as a fanatic who would gladly destroy our economy just so he can be woke when it comes to alternative energy sources. Joe, plain… Read more »

Stephen Russell
1 month ago

Loony plan, like CA 2035 clean air plan & No one mentions Thorium reactors, molten salt reactors & or Offshore wind/solar farms for energy & to update grid.
OK PA & TX LA GA make known your feelings on fracking.
Dems have NO vision ahead BUT More Govt, taxes.
& nothing about commercial EV charging centers nationwide

Ed St. Thomas Jr.
1 month ago

The best part of the debate occurred when Trump emphasized the fact that Sleepy Joe has been in DC politics for 47 years and has accomplished nothing of benefit for the American people. In fact he supported the taxing of Social Security benefits as well as sponsoring and helping pass the Crime Bill that resulted in the incarceration of thousands of young black men for mere possession of marijuana. However, as recent unassailable revelations have disclosed, Joe apparently spent a good portion of his 47 years as a politician enriching himself and his family. Like a crime boss, all he… Read more »

Janice
1 month ago

I live in a solar home and it is efficient (when the sun is shining), but wind turbines are a disaster. They are expensive, incredibly inefficient and, as Trump said, they have killed a multitude of birds. Biden’s notion of being totally dependent on renewable energy by 2025 is a joke. On another note, how does someone like me, who lives on a fixed income, going to even be able to afford an electric car? Does anyone believe for a moment that the charging stations will even be operable in the winter with no sun in a blinding snowstorm? C’mon… Read more »

Garye
1 month ago

It was only a matter of time until hiden bidens lies started to surface.
Now corruption,banning fossil fuels,the disaster green deal,lies about taxes,healrhcare,immigration and destroying our nation’s laws.
Let’s go America time for the Citizens to support President Trump and save Our Country!

Frustrated Senior
1 month ago

I’d say Biden just lost Texas

Jerry Todd
1 month ago

We’ve been fracking in Kern County California for over 40 years. A friend of mine invented the guidable horizontal boring tool. The combination made us energy independent. Biden would still eliminate an industry that provides tens of thousands of products that are essential for life. It isn’t only gas and Oil

Chuck
1 month ago

Biden is like oil. Very slippery.

A J Amato
1 month ago

I do not trust Biden, he has been in politics for a half century, all they do is make promises.
Yes they do pass legislation, but I feel only that which benefits them.

John A. Fallon
1 month ago

I am sure I am not alone in thinking that it looks like all the criminal activity commited by the socialist/dems will eventually be swept under the rug, and stopped being talked about, everyone who used thier political office to make themselves and thier families rich should be FINED THE TOTAL AMOUNT THEY RECEIVED ILLEGALLY WITH INTEREST AND PENALTIES AND MAKE ALL FAMILY MEMBERS PAY AS WELL, by the time we punish all these crooks we should end up with BILLIONS, and then we should ADD all of it to SOCIAL SECURITY to repay all the money they stole from… Read more »

Kim
1 month ago

President Trump did a great job debating Joe Biden. I don’t think anyone would disagree that he was more composed than last time…or he had a better coach and listened to feedback. Biden talks about having “plans” for everything, without considering whether the public wants to accept them or if they even can be implemented. Sure, I’d love to drive a car that has zero emissions. But I don’t want the government mandating that I purchase an electric vehicle and ditch the truck I’ve been driving for 20 years. I can insulate my own house, so I don’t need to… Read more »

Jack
1 month ago

Sleepyhead Joe’s plans mean nothing. Pelosi is already planning his demise with the 25th Amendment. Her one statement about this should have turned everyone away from Biden and opened their eyes to the plan in place. People voting for Biden are not trying to elect a president, they are trying to appoint a Czar.

Carole
1 month ago

Please keep up your good work. Love reading your posts. Someone needs to tell the truth.

Just Say NO to Crazy Joe
1 month ago

Ambitious blather coming from someone who, when he wins (because, sadly, it appears he will) is only gonna be in office for a few months at best. This whole Hunter laptop thing is a godsend to the left. They’re slow walking the whole thing now, and trying to put a lid on it until after the election. Then all bets are off as they claim to have “discovered new evicdence” that has to be acted upon. Maybe they will turn to the Clinton Foundation for help, or appoint Hillary as special prosecutor. Crazy Joe will be prosecuted, forced to resign… Read more »

Morty Tupperman
1 month ago

Oil is used more efficiently than ever today. It is polluting less, too. Wind and solar have their place and can and should grow that place but until both are cheaper or, at least, on a par in price to oil and natural gas. In the meantime, they’ll remain at the back of the pack of energy providers and it is NOT government’s duty to bully us into “clean” energy.

Rick J.
1 month ago

The real question is will “Corrupt Joe” avoid jail time due to his mental impairments?

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