Trump campaign calls Democratic environmental plans 'reckless and dangerous'

Trump campaign calls Democratic environmental plans 'reckless and dangerous'
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President TrumpDonald TrumpMcCabe wins back full FBI pension after being fired under Trump Biden's Supreme Court reform study panel notes 'considerable' risks to court expansion Bennie Thompson not ruling out subpoenaing Trump MORE's reelection campaign released a statement Thursday in which campaign manager Brad ParscaleBrad ParscaleAides tried to get Trump to stop attacking McCain in hopes of clinching Arizona: report MORE called Democratic environmental plans "reckless and dangerous."

The statement, released after two days of Democratic debates in which climate change was addressed by many candidates, did not name any particular candidate or plan. 


“Democrats will destroy the economy and kill millions of jobs in states across the country with their vendetta against coal, oil, and natural gas," Parscale said. "Their radical plan to eliminate those industries will devastate workers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, New Mexico, Colorado, and elsewhere."

"Jobs gone, auto and manufacturing industries crushed, lives ruined," he added. "Reckless and dangerous.”

Many of the 2020 Democratic candidates have released plans to tackle climate change. Front-runner Joe BidenJoe BidenMcAuliffe holds slim lead over Youngkin in Fox News poll Biden signs bill to raise debt ceiling On The Money — Progressives play hard ball on Biden budget plan MORE has proposed a plan that includes achieving "a 100% clean energy economy and reaches net-zero emissions" by 2050 and taking "action against fossil fuel companies and other polluters."

The former vice president defended his plan Wednesday night against criticism from Washington Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeWashington state ferry system scaling back services amid staffing shortages Newsom signs bill requiring California public schools to provide menstrual products Washington state agencies sending separation notices to employees over vaccine mandate MORE (D), who called it “middling” and "just too late.”

Other candidates' environmental plans include Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenHillicon Valley — Presented by LookingGlass — Congress makes technology policy moves Warren, Jayapal demand answers on reported judicial ethics violations Warren calls for Amazon breakup MORE's (D-Mass.) proposed $2 trillion investment in clean energy technology and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOn The Money — Progressives play hard ball on Biden budget plan The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Altria - Biden: We will fix nation's problems Left doubles down on aggressive strategy MORE's (I-Vt.) call to ban fracking and new fossil fuel infrastructure.