More of Obama is gone — celebration time is here!
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order overruling the Obama administration rules intended to cut carbon emissions, vowing to achieve energy independence and put coal miners back to work.
“My administration is putting an end to the war on coal,” Trump said, adding that he wants to “reverse government intrusion and to cancel job-killing regulations.”
“I made my promise and I keep my promise,” he told a delegation of coal miners assembled behind him on the stage at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), before he signed the document.
“We’re ending the theft of American prosperity and rebuilding our beloved country,”he announced, to applause.
EPAchief Scott Pruitt, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Vice President Mike Pence also spoke at the ceremony on Tuesday afternoon.
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