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Though Her District is an Environmental Disaster, Pelosi Heads to a Climate Change Junket in Spain

Written by Leslie Eastman
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Given the likely disaster for the Democrats next week, doesn’t it make sense to flee town?

Legal Insurrection readers will recall that President Donald Trump’s EPA has slammed San Francisco, which includes the 12th District of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, with potential environmental violations over its handling of sewage and wastewater.

However, instead of cleaning up the mess in her district, Pelosi is heading off to Spain for a climate change junket.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is jetting off to sunny Spain this week to talk about climate change — leaving looming issues like impeachment, federal budget appropriations and the USMCA trade treaty behind.

Only seven voting days remain on Congress’ calendar before lawmakers leave Washington, DC, for their Christmas recess.

“Taking action to protect our planet is a public health decision for clean air and clean water for our children,” Pelosi said Saturday in a statement announcing her trip, which will be joined by 14 other congressional Democrats.

The annual international climate summit, also known as COP25, is the successor to the Fench-hosted summit that forced the Paris Climate Accord on the United States. After Obama forked out $500 million to the United Nations Climate Fund, upon entering the White House, Trump rapidly signaled his plans to end American involvement in the fiscal fiasco.

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