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Joe Biden Admits What He's Willing to Sacrifice for a Greener Economy

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Former Vice President Joe Biden stated he is more than willing to "sacrifice" the ongoing economic growth, resulting in the displacement of thousands of blue collar workers, in order to shift towards a more green economy. 

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"The answer is yes, because the opportunity, the opportunity for those workers to transition to high paying jobs, as Tom said, is real," Biden said during the sixth Democratic presidential debate on Thursday.

"We’re the only country that’s taken great, great crises and turned them into enormous opportunities. I’ve met with the union leaders. For example, we should in fact be making sure right now that every new building built is energy contained, that it doesn’t leak energy, that in fact we should be providing tax credits for people to be able to make their homes turn to solar power," he continued.

Instead of fossil fuel jobs, Biden said there is an opportunity to install 550,000 charging stations across the United States so that the country can own the electric vehicle market. 

"There are so many things we can do. We have to make sure we explain it to those people who are displaced, that their skills are going to be needed for the new opportunities," Biden added.

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President Trump's reelection campaign criticized Biden's apparent carefree answer.

"After yet another drab, pessimistic Democrat debate, it’s even more clear why they felt they had to impeach President Trump. None of these characters has a chance," Trump's National Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said.


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