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Loose Change: Trump’s critics reject ‘great environmentalist’ claim

October 16, 2020
President Donald Trump’s critics are rejecting his claim of being a “great environmentalist” in his 2020 election campaign, with opponents of the administration noting that it has prioritized the expansion of domestic fossil fuel energy while rolling back or repealing scores of Obama-era energy and environmental regulations. A Washington Post analysis says Trump, “always the self-promoter-in-chief, is seeking to paint himself as the most environmentally friendly president since Teddy Roosevelt in an effort to endear himself to voters in...

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