Schumer: Biden Should Consider Declaring ‘Climate Emergency’ So He Can Do Things without Congress

‘I think it might be a good idea for President Biden to call a climate emergency’

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SCHUMER: "I think it might be a good idea for President Biden to call a climate emergency."
MADDOW: "Hm. Why?"
SCHUMER: "Because there — it relates to what you’re saying. Then he can do many, many things under the emergency powers of the president that wouldn’t have to go through — that he could do without legislation. Now, Trump used this emergency for a stupid wall which wasn’t an emergency. But if there ever was an emergency, climate is one. So I would suggest that they explore looking at climate as an emergency which would give them more flexibility. After all, it’s a crisis. It’s a crisis."

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