Obama EPA finalizes new regs ahead of schedule in order to tie Trump admin’s hands

Obama EPA finalizes new regs ahead of schedule in order to tie Trump admin’s hands
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In predictable Obama administration fashion, the president and his lemmings have made no bones about the fact that they are doing everything they can to tie the hands of the incoming Trump administration and a complimentary Republican-controlled Congress.

This time it’s the E.P.A. who has rushed to finalize rules regarding vehicle fuel emissions through 2025.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it’s keeping vehicle efficiency standards intact through the 2025 model year, shoring up a key piece of President Barack Obama’s environmental legacy against a challenge by the incoming administration.

The agency issued a “final determination” Friday that reaffirms its earlier finding that no major changes are necessary in greenhouse gas standards for cars and trucks. The move makes it more difficult for President-elect Donald Trump’s administration to change the standard.

Of course, McCarthy insists her determination is all on the up and up.

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