But for the moment, let's stick with the right-wing critics:
Sen. Jim "It's a hoax" Inhofe of Oklahoma, the Senate's hardcore global warming denier, said in a statement:
“By EPA’s own admission, greenhouse gases ‘do not cause direct adverse health effects such as respiratory or toxic effects,’ rendering their claims that this rule is about pollution reduction nil and void. This rule is all about pushing a green agenda that has been dreamed up by the environmentalist community for decades. The President is their man, and the American people are their victims.”Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said:
"Today’s announcement is a dagger in the heart of the American middle class, and to representative Democracy itself," McConnell said. "Already reeling from the painful effects of Obamacare, the American people are now being told they have to shoulder the burdens of the President’s latest ‘solution’ in the form of higher costs, fewer jobs, and a less reliable energy grid."Here's Marsha Blackburn parroting U.S. Chamber of Commerce statistics:
Here's House Majority Leader Eric Cantor:
Here's Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy:
Still in denial after all these years.