Republicans hammer Kerry over massive emissions from family private jet: 'It's insulting'
Several Republican lawmakers criticized John Kerry following a Fox News Digital report Tuesday showing his family private jet has emitted more than 300 metric tons of carbon since President Biden took office.
The lawmakers accused Kerry, who President Biden appointed to be the federal government's lead global climate envoy, of hypocrisy, arguing he has taken advantage of the same fossil fuels he is attempting to force Americans to transition away. Kerry's family private jet has made 48 trips, emitting about 325 metric tons of carbon, since January 2021, according to data obtained Tuesday by Fox News Digital.
"Joe Biden launched his war on American energy on his first day in office, shutting down domestic energy production and making us reliant on our enemies," Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., told Fox News Digital in a statement.
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