When Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., isn’t railing against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters, it’s the Koch brothers he attacks — and he did it again Wednesday.
Only five days after linking the pair to House Republicans convening a special committee to investigate what went awry in Benghazi Sept. 11, 2012, Reid used the Senate floor to accuse Charles G. Koch and David H. Koch, heads of Koch Industries, of being “one of the main causes of climate change.”
Claiming pollution as the cause of climate change, Reid proceeded to accuse the “multi-zillionaire” businessmen of being major polluters.
“While the Koch brothers admit to not being experts on the matter, these billionaire oil tycoons are certainly experts at contributing to climate change. That’s what they do very well. They are one of the main causes of this. Not a cause, one of the main causes,” Reid said.
“The University of Massachusetts, Amherst … ranked Koch Industries as one of the nation’s biggest air and water polluters, period,” he said. “They are the champions.”
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Only last week, Reid posted an official statement on the Senate majority leader’s website connecting the Kochs to House Republicans’ decision to convene a special committee to investigate Benghazi.
“Republicans are showing yet again that they have nothing to offer the middle class,” said his press release. “Republicans care more about defending billionaires like the Koch brothers and trying to rekindle debunked right-wing conspiracy theories than raising the minimum wage or ensuring women receive equal pay for equal work.”
“There have already been multiple investigations into this issue and an independent Accountability Review Board is mandated under current law,” Reid continued in his statement. “For Republicans to waste the American people’s time and money staging a partisan political circus instead of focusing on the middle class is simply a bad decision. While Republicans try to gin up yet another political food fight, Senate Democrats will remain focused on fostering economic growth for all hard-working Americans.”