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Lisa Nurnberger, lnurnberger@ucsusa.org, 202-331-6959

Trump's Claims of Environmental Leadership Is a Bad Joke

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is giving a speech at the White House to tout his administration’s environmental achievements.

“Is this a joke?” said Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists. “It’s like an arsonist talking about how valuable his work is to the fire department.”

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