(HUMANEVENTS) — Sen. James "Jim" Inhofe (R-Okla.) said this in his opening statement during a Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works hearing.
Chairman Sanders, thank you for holding this important hearing today. I believe one of the primary reasons for this hearing is to highlight the Obama administration's efforts to impose its green energy agenda on our military.
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I have long been outspoken in my opposition to the use of the military to promote a green agenda at the expense of affordable energy. Gas prices today are skyrocketing, yet here we are today talking about alternative energy agenda that will force our military to spend even more on energy resources at a time when the Obama administration is gutting our military budget.