McConnell Welcomes the Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling

LOUISVILLE, KY. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling on Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

“Obama Administration officials like to pretend that the costs of their massive and regressive regulations either don’t exist or don’t matter. Middle-class families in Kentucky and across our country don’t have that luxury, and are often the first to suffer.

“Today’s Supreme Court decision represents a cutting rebuke to the administration’s callous attitude. While much of the damage of this regulation has already been done, the ruling serves as a critical reminder to every governor contemplating the administration’s demands to impose more regressive – and likely illegal – regulations that promise even more middle-class pain. Clearly, there is no reason to subject their states to such unnecessary pain before the courts have even had a chance to weigh in, especially if the Supreme Court simply ends up tossing the regulation out as we saw today.”


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