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  • Former President Trump railed against windmills during a primetime interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity.
  • Over the years, Trump has voiced his disapproval of wind power and windmills, previously claiming without evidence that the structures decrease property values and may cause cancer.
  • Trump’s gripe about windmills prompted plenty of ribbing online from his critics.

Former President Trump on Wednesday railed against the Biden administration’s energy policy, going so far as to say that windmills “kill everything.” 

During a primetime interview with Fox News’s Sean Hannity to discuss the recent summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Biden, Trump stepped up his attacks against wind power. 

“We’re not going to be energy independent two months from now. They’re making windmills all over the place to ruin our land and kill our birds. To kill everything,” Trump told Hannity

“And they’re very intermittent, as you learned from watching over the last four months, it’s intermittent energy, it's not good. It’s not going to power our great factories,” he added. 


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Trump over the years has voiced his disapproval of wind power and windmills, previously claiming without evidence that the structures decrease property values and may cause cancer. 

Trump’s gripe about windmills prompted plenty of ribbing online from his critics. 

“It’s true a windmill just killed me,” one Twitter user wrote

“I have been killed by a windmill three times this week alone,” another tweeted

 


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Published on Jun 17, 2021