President Bush's Environmental Policy Reversal

Guests: John Fialka Covers Energy and the Environment for The Wall Street Journal Chris Horner Policy Analyst, Competitive Enterprise Institute Debbie Reed Director of Legislative Affairs for the National Environmental Trust Representative Henry Waxman Democratic Congressman from California President Bush surprised environmentalists, some members of Congress and his own EPA Chief last week when he reversed his campaign pledge to cut carbon dioxide emissions. Critics are saying the president caved into pressure from special interests. Join Juan Williams and guests for a look at why President Bush dropped his campaign pledge and what it means for global warming.



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