Marlo Lewis: Why The Senate Should Help Trump Repudiate The Paris Climate Agreement

The election of Donald J. Trump to be the next president will soon enable congressional advocates of pro-growth energy policy to go on the offense for the first time in eight years—and they should, for the sake of our Constitution, among other things.

During the Obama presidency, the U.S. House of Representatives passed numerous bills to rein in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), protect consumers from regulation-induced energy price increases, and clear the path for job creators to produce, transport, and utilize America’s fossil fuel resources. Those bills could not get past President Obama’s actual or threatened veto.