Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) recently grilled Haalan on the matter, probing her for some kind of logical answer as to why the Biden regime is killing off the American economy and how this can possibly be good for the American people, the vast majority of whom did not vote for this kind of thing.
In the following video, Haalan is seen and heard explaining to Hawley how it is better for the health of the planet if Americans lose their jobs, along with their economic stability, while starving in feudal poverty – all while communist China gets all the jobs, all the companies, and all the industries.
"Jobs for blue-collar workers in this nation are valuable resources. The livelihood and well-being of American families are valuable resources. The ability of America to have our own industry and not be dependent on China is a valuable resource. Why should those things, for millions of Americans, be sacrificed in favor of your agenda for radical climate change?" Hawley asked Haalan, to which she responded:
"Senator, I know that, uh, there's, like, 1.9 jobs for every American in the country right now. So, I know there's a lot of job ..."
It was at this moment that Hawley laughingly interrupted Haalan to ask her if she was really suggesting that there are somehow too many jobs available in the country, to which she responded:
"Well, I'm saying that we don't have enough people. That's why we are having a hard time finding folks to work in our department."
(Related: Don't forget that everything the Biden regime is doing in the name of stopping "climate change" is a ruse that actually benefits communist China at our country's expense.)
The exchange continued with a flabbergasted Hawley pressing Haalan a second time about her suggestion that there are too many jobs in America right now, which somehow justifies exporting more of them to communist China away from the American people.
Hawley explained that over the last 20 years, more than three million American jobs were outsourced to China – and many of these were higher-paying blue-collar jobs that are no longer available to working-class Americans in need.
"Senator, we are working hard every single day. There are, we have processed 20 mining applications – 20 mines or mining modification permits since January of 2021 – we are moving forward, we are doing our jobs, we are fulfilling our mission ..."
Hawley once again interrupted Haalan to clarify that she was lying about approving more mining permits. In truth, the Biden regime is doing the exact opposite of what Haalan claimed during the hearing.
"You're not moving forward; you're moving backward," Hawley stated unequivocally. "You're shutting down and denying permits for mines in this country where we can develop our own resources. You're shutting down oil and natural gas permits. You're approving taxes and royalties that deliberately suppress American energy development in favor of a climate agenda, and now you're sitting here telling me that there are too many jobs in this country."
"I want to take the strongest possible exception to that comment, and to that entire mentality, which I think reflects the mentality of your administration that when it comes to blue-collar workers in this country, you're on your own – good luck."
Be sure to watch the full disturbing exchange, and check out the latest news coverage about the Biden regime's climate exploits at GreenTyranny.news.
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