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Sen. Rand Paul: 'Environmental extremists' taking over policy

President Obama has allowed environmental extremists to take over White House policy, according to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). 

Environmental groups have frequently battled the Obama administration and launched a protest Sunday at the White House gates, but Paul insisted the president has allowed them to take over government. 

“My concern is that the president has allowed radicals to take over the administration, has allowed environmental extremists to take over policy — and as a consequence we are losing jobs,” the Tea Party favorite said in a floor speech. 

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