Democrat Attorneys General Threaten Legal Action if Trump Repeals Obama Climate Plan

Trump should defy every warning Democrats make and call their bluff. They don’t control anything anymore. It would be funny to see him remind them of that sometimes.

The Washington Examiner reports that some Democrat attorneys general are making a stink about Obama’s climate rules:

Dem attorneys general threaten lawsuits if Trump repeals climate plan

A coalition of Democratic state attorneys general warned President-elect Trump on Thursday that he will face scores of lawsuits if he follows “misguided” advice to repeal President Obama’s climate rules.

“We advocate that you reject misguided advice that the Clean Power Plan be discarded; advice that, if followed, would assuredly lead to more litigation,” a group of 14 attorneys general, led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, said in a letter to the president-elect Thursday.

The Clean Power Plan is the centerpiece of President Obama’s climate change agenda, which nearly 30 states are challenging in federal appeals court with more than 100 industry groups. A 10-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals is reviewing the arguments against the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan, which directs the states to cut their carbon pollution a third by 2030.

The states challenging the power plan say it oversteps Environmental Protection Agency’s authority and is unconstitutional.

2017 is going to be a lot of fun.

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