Joe Biden at Democrat Debate: Eliminate Coal, Fracking, Fossil Fuels

Breitbart | 8/1/2019 | Joel B. Pollak
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DETROIT, Michigan — Former vice preisdent Joe Biden declared at the second Democrat debate in Detroit on Wednesday evening that he would fight climate change by eliminating coal, fossil fuels, and fracking.

Biden was responding to criticism from Governor Jay Inslee of Washington state, who said — echoing earlier criticism of Biden by “Green New Deal” author Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) — that the former vice president was only proposing “middle ground solutions” to an urgent crisis.

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CNN moderator Dana Bash then asked Biden to clarify where he stood on fossil fuels, and the following exchange ensued:

Dana Bash: thank you, vice president. just to clarify, would there be any place for fossil fuels including coal and fracking in a biden administration?

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Joe Biden: No. We would work it out. We would make sure it’s eliminated, and no more subsidies for either one of those, any fossil fuel.

On the campaign trail in 2008, then-Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) told voters in West Virginia in 2008 that he and then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) supported “clean coal.” Biden’s appeal...
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