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On the same day that the massive $1.7 billion omnibus bill was flown to the Virgin Islands for his signature, President Joe Biden virtue-signaled about climate change.
“One of the reasons I ran for office was to address the existential threat that climate change represents to our country and the world. We took the most significant step toward that goal in American history with the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act “Biden took to Twitter.
One of the reasons I ran for office was to address the existential threat that climate change represents to our country and the world.
We took the most significant step toward that goal in American history with the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act.
The omnibus bill, which averts a government shutdown, had to be flown to St. Croix, where Biden and his family are vacationing.
The Bidens left Washington on Tuesday, and Congress delivered the bill to the White House on Wednesday for Biden’s signature. That means that if Biden had waited one more day before leaving, the bill would not have needed to be transported to the US Virgin Islands.
The White House confirmed the bill’s flight but tried to save face by claiming it was flown by commercial aircraft.
“The bill was delivered to the White House by Congress late Wednesday afternoon. White House staff delivered the bill to the President for signature on a regularly scheduled commercial flight “According to a White House official.
It comes as the border is being overrun by migrants, resulting in a serious humanitarian crisis, and tens of thousands of Americans have been stranded after Southwest Airlines experienced a meltdown, resulting in thousands of canceled flights over the Christmas holiday.
CNN reported in the meantime, “This is at least the second time an important bill has been flown to Biden for his signature this year. A staffer who was already scheduled to travel to Asia in May carried a bill authorizing approximately $40 billion in aid to Ukraine. While abroad, Biden signed the bill.”