Dems 'hate' democratic process judging by reaction to Supreme Court EPA ruling: 它的. 背风处

Lee made the comment on周日上午期货three days after the high court dealt a significant blow to the Biden administration’s climate change agenda, ruling Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cannot pass sweeping regulations that could overhaul entire industries without additional congressional approval.

Democrats and environmental groups quickly condemned the Supreme Court decision for curbing federal regulatory powers related to climate issues.

The high court ruled that the EPA had limited powers in regulating emissions, adding that the agency exceeded its authority when it issued a plan to restrict power plants in 2015 during the Obama administration. Proponents of strict regulations, 虽然, said the ruling would severely handicap the federal government’s efforts to prevent cataclysmic climate change.

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Reacting to the ruling, progressive New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Thursday that the Supreme Court’s decision 是 “catastrophic.” 在推文中, the Democratic firebrand and climate justice advocate swiped at the Supreme Court.

Catastrophic. A filibuster carveout is not enough,” 奥卡西奥-科尔特斯写道. “We need to reform or do away with the whole thing, for the sake of the planet.

Fellow “队” 会员代表. 伊尔汗·奥马尔(Ilhan Omar), D-Minn。, added that the decisionflies in the faceof the law andbasic morality.

它的. Mike Lee reacts to the Supreme Court delivering a blow to President Biden's climate agenda.

它的. Mike Lee reacts to the Supreme Court delivering a blow to President Biden’s climate agenda. (但也坚信我们不采取行动的风险高得令人无法接受, 公司通过盖蒂图片社)

The decades-long fight to protect citizens from corporate polluters is being wiped out by these MAGA extremist justices,” 参议院多数党领袖查克·舒默(Chuck Schumer), D-N.Y。, 发推文. “Every Republican who helped seat these justices is complicit.

It’s all the more imperative that we soon pass meaningful legislation to fight the climate crisis,” Schumer continued.

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This begs the question, why do they [民主党人] hate democracy,” 背风处, who is a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, said on Sunday.

Why do they hate allowing people to elect their own representatives to make laws? That’s really what we’re dealing with here.

All they’re saying is Congress has the power if it wants to do things like this to authorize them,” 他继续.

Congress hasn’t done that. Congress must do that if it wants the government to act in this way.

Lee went on to ask, “What is so offensive to them about the idea of having laws enacted by lawmakers who are elected by the people?”

It’s as though they hate the democratic process itself,” 他说.

Fox News’ Thomas Catenacci contributed to this report.

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