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Biden’s Energy Crisis: Looming Blackouts and an Emboldened China


The consequences of President Biden’s attack on American energy production and jobs continues.

Among the latest?

It’s a North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) assessment warning that “more than half the nation will be at elevated risk of power outages this summer.”

As Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) said:

“People are suffering enough from record high and unaffordable costs created by President Biden’s energy crisis. They deserve and need every assurance their lights and air conditioning will come on this summer to keep themselves and their families safe.”

That’s why every Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demanding specific plans for how the Biden administration plans to prepare for and prevent dangerous and life-threatening blackouts.

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President Biden’s rush-to-green scheme is hurting America’s energy reliability. As the article points out, “the power outage warnings from NERC come as the Biden administration makes a heavy push toward a green energy transition.”

Just yesterday, President Biden used an emergency power, the Defense Production Act, to embolden the Chinese Communist Party.

Here’s what Energy and Commerce Republican Leader McMorris Rodgers had to say about Biden’s pro-China, anti-American energy actions:

“President Biden is undermining the ongoing investigation by the Department of Commerce into allegations that Chinese solar companies are circumventing lawfully imposed trade penalties on Chinese solar panels. The Biden administration’s announcement amounts to a two-year amnesty for the Chinese Communist Party for any violations of our trade laws relating to solar panel imports. This action will help China, and harm American solar panel manufacturers and American workers.

The Biden Administration’s expansive use of emergency authorities under the DPA is less about strengthening national security and more about subsidizing an anti-American energy resource agenda, that will undermine the affordable, reliable energy we need for a secure future.

“America needs to flip the switch on American energy and secure our energy resources. Rather than emboldening China and shutting down American resources, President Biden should be prioritizing America’s vast energy and critical mineral resources to lower prices and secure our supply chains.

Energy (117th Congress)