The New York Times is reporting that after the house passed the energy and climate bill on Friday, some Republicans are referring to the legislation as the ghost of Clinton’s failed ’93 energy tax. However, according to blogger Andrew C. Revkin this is not the case. Please continue to read below.
In an effort to blunt the momentum of the energy and climate bill that the House narrowly passed on Friday, Republicans are raising the specter of the failed effort by President Bill Clinton to craft an energy tax in 1993, according to an article filed by Carl Hulse of our Washington bureau. Mr. Clinton alluded to this setback in an interview in 2008.