November 8, 2017      4:17 PM
In confirmation hearing, Former TPPF staffer Hartnett White grilled before US Senate
"You're not a scientist, are you?" "No”
— Kathleen Hartnett White, a climate
change skeptic and former chairwoman of the Texas Commission on Environmental
Quality, faced tough questions from Democrats on Wednesday during her
nomination hearing for a top environmental post.
on the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works grilled White
about remarks she's made in her role as a fellow at the Texas Public Policy
Foundation, a conservative think tank in Austin. They pressed White, who
President Donald Trump nominated to
head the Council on Environmental Quality, on her views over climate
change, particulate matter and the Renewable Fuel Standard Program.
seems to me you don't believe climate change is real," Sen. Ben Cardin,
D-Md., said to White. "You're not a scientist, are you?"
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