Rep. Keller Torches AOC's Fracking Ban Proposal

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Posted: Feb 14, 2020 10:40 AM
Rep. Keller Torches AOC's Fracking Ban Proposal

Source: AP Photo/Juliet Williams

Far-left Congresswoman from New York, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) took to Twitter to advocate for the complete and total ban of fracking.

Unsurprisingly, the data shows that AOC is dead wrong. The United States is the world leader in oil and natural gas production, and fracking allows us to continue to be number one. The energy sector, propelled by the oil and natural gas sector, also creates hundreds of thousands of jobs at home. A ban on fracking, as advocated for by Green New Deal advocates, would be economically devastating. Despite the climate alarmism narrative perpetuated by the Left, carbon emissions have actually decreased greatly since 1985:

Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA), a Central Pennsylvania native, knows just how economically devastating a ban on fracking would be:

If AOC and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) have their way, not only would an abundance of jobs be lost, but the United States’ economy would fall victim to a socialist regime.