Trump Expands Drilling Moratorium From Florida To South Carolina, Georgia

PA Pundits International

By Fred Lucas ~

Before expanding a moratorium on offshore drilling Tuesday near the coasts of Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia, President Donald Trump invoked the legacy of another brash New Yorker known for rattling the political establishment during his presidency.

“The left’s agenda isn’t about protecting the environment, it’s about punishing America,” President Donald Trump says Tuesday in remarks at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump’s order extending the drilling moratorium came a month after he signed the Great American Outdoors Act, which the president said was the largest investment in national parks since President Theodore Roosevelt’s time in office.

During the event in Jupiter, Florida, Trump recalled that members of Congress told him after he signed the legislation into law that it will “make you the No. 1 environmental president since Teddy Roosevelt.”

“So, I said, ‘Why does it…

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