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Feb 2, 2017 12:59pm EST
solar -- across the planet. china recently announced that it intends to invest $360 billion on renewable energy by 2020. they intend to create 13 million chinese jobs in renewable energy in that time. this isn't a conspiracy. it is competition. and the competition for those clean energy jobs is global. when we started carrying iphones, it wasn't a war on black rotary-dialed phones. it was a technological revolution. when we started using macs and p.c.'s, it wasn't a war on typewriters. it was a technological revolution. the harassesless carriage -- the horseless carriage wage -- wasn't a war on horses. it was a technological revolution that moved us to automobiles. and the move away from coal and oil to its clean energy in garl, it -- in natural gas, it is a revolution. an american-made free market revolution. by 2020, there are projected to be 600,000 americans working in these clean energy industries. it is not a war. it is a revolution. now, next there is going to be another industry to wind in the c.r.a., congressional review a act, give away game. that's right. the next wi
Feb 2, 2017 4:59pm EST
markets. foreign and state owned markets like from china, brazil including cnooc and brazil's petro braz are required to disclose under u.s. rules leveling the playing field. rozneft, bp and shell already report under u.k. rules, the largest mining companies in the world, numon, rio tinto reported similar reporting. in oil, gas and mining workers unions like the united steel workers back the rules. you notice who doesn't back the rules. it's exxon, american petroleum institute, autocrats in iran, in russia, in venezuela and all that. investors also support it including investor groups with $10 trillion, so they can better understand and manage the reputational ex- -- ex-approaptn ?anchtions. it's supported by religions groups. who's against it? republicans in the house, republicans in the senate, the president of the united states, exxonmobil, the secretary of state who used to be c.e.o. of exxonmobil and autocrats in iran and venezuela. you get the picture. all these groups that care about justice, care about fair play, that care about doing business with predictable, fair rules li
Feb 2, 2017 6:59pm EST
question. everywhere you look, it seems the united states is ceding leadership. china is set to outshine the united states on climate change policy. germany's prime minister is reportedly explaining international conventions on refugees to the president of the united states. we've insulted some of our closest allies in the fight against isis with a muslim ban. now we're alienating ourselves from australia, a country that has stood with the united states in every major conflict since the beginning of the 20th century. it is hard work to offend australia. you have to go out of your way in a phone call between the united states and australia to have it go sideways of the and so the world is asking if the united states will still lead in the fight against isis. the world is asking if the united states will still keep its word. and they're asking if the united states is still the moral leader for the world. i think everyone in the congress would agree that the answer to these questions should be a resounding yes. but somehow one of the first orders of business in this republican congress is n
Feb 2, 2017 10:59am EST
nearly $600 million annually and gives foreign-owned businesses in russia and china an advantage over american work ergs. -- workers. we all want to increase transparency, but we should not raise costs on american businesses only to benefit their international competition. let's send the sec back to the drawing board to promote transparency without the high costs or negative impacts on american businesses. the c.r.a. resolutions keeps the interest of american families and workers in mind. today we'll continue to chip away at the regulation legacy of the obama years with more c.r.a. resolutions in the coming days as well. let's pass these two resolutions without delay so we can send them to the president's desk and continue giving the power back to the people. i note the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum call: quorum call: mr. schumer: mr. president? the presiding officer: the democrat leader. mr. schumer: i ask unanimous consent the quorum be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. schumer: mr. president, i spoke at
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