Brat praises Trump’s action on Paris Accord

WASHINGTON – Rep. Dave Brat (R-7th), whose district includes Nottoway County, issued the following statement after last Thursday’s announcement by the White House that the United States is ceasing implementation of the non-binding Paris Accord:

“The Paris Accord was never a binding agreement, yet it forced America to penalize our own economy and workers while the rest of the world did little to comply with its standards. I believe this historic act is a step closer to restoring America’s economic independence.


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