U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce

12/06/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/06/2023 12:52

Chair Rodgers Speaks on House Floor to Preserve American’s Vehicle Choice

"President Biden's rush-to-green agenda is failing."

Washington, D.C. - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) spoke on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 4468, the Choice in Automobile Retail Sales (CARS) Act, led by Energy and Commerce Member Tim Walberg (R-MI). The CARS Act will stop President Biden's agenda to force Americans to drive electric vehicles, which will cede our auto future to China."I rise in support of H.R. 4468, the CARS Act.

"President Biden's rush to green agenda is failing.

"Just last week, nearly 4,000 auto dealers sent a letter to President Biden urging him to stop his EV mandates. They said demand isn't there and EVs are just sitting on their lots.

"The administration has allocated billions for EV charging, yet not a single charger has come online as a result.

"All this failed centralized planning is shipping our auto-future and jobs to China.

"This is not the future Americans want or deserve.

"For more than a century, affordable transportation has helped drive America's economic success.

"Our cars have allowed people in the U.S. and around the world to increase their mobility and raise our standard of living.

"H.R. 4468 ensures we can keep building on this legacy of American leadership and prosperity.

"Let's stop President Biden. He wants us all driving EVs, 100% battery electric, not plug-in, not hybrid, not plug-in hybrid, just 100% battery electric. We don't agree."

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Support for H.R. 4468, the Choice in Automobile Retail Sales Act

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