Mr. Flake Pushed an Energy Tax that Republicans Opposed
In 2009, Flake Co-Sponsored A Bill to Raise Carbon Taxes
Career Politician Congressman Flake Claims to be a Conservative but His Colleagues on Capitol Hill Thought His Carbon Tax Was Anything But Conservative
“The bill puts the two lawmakers at odds with Republican congressional leaders, who’ve criticized the Democrats’ cap-and-trade plans as carbon taxes in disguise. ‘Cap and trade is code for increasing taxes, killing American jobs and raising energy costs for consumers,’ House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio said. ‘The so-called ‘cap and trade’ proposal amounts to a carbon tax, plain and simple.’” (James Rosen, “Republican Lawmakers Back Carbon Tax (Yes, That’s Right),” McClatchy Newspapers, 5/13/09; www.mcclatchydc.com/)
Flake’s Carbon Tax Would Cost an Arizona Family of 4 $1,000 a year
Jeff Flake Says He’s Watching Out for Arizona, but He’s Not
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