Gutting Renewable Energy Is Not Putting America First

Bryan Pruitt, RedState & Doug Christian, Political Commentator. Axios is reporting that as part of this plan 2018 budget plan Donald Trump wants to cut the Energy Department's renewable and energy efficiency program by nearly 70%. This is a strange proposal from a President who supposedly wants to create jobs. The Energy Department's renewables program generates the best bang for its buck of any federal R & D program and has played a key role in the current boom in clean energy. Renewable jobs now outnumber fossil fuel jobs 2.5 to 1 - with the solar and wind industries growing 12 times faster than the entire US economy. How is this America First?