House GOP Planning Climate Package to Counter Democrats
By Ari Natter and Mike Dorning
April 8, 2021, 5:58 PM
House Republicans plan to unveil their own plan to fight climate change later this month, according to three people familiar with the matter, a reflection of the pressure on the party to come up with solutions to a problem it had previously denied or ignored.
The legislative package, being spearheaded by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy, is still being assembled but is expected to include a plan to plant as many as a trillion trees, said two of the people who asked not to be identified in describing private communications. It is also expected to include a focus the...