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Sen. Paul Statement on McCarthy Nomination to EPA


Location: Washington, DC

Sen. Rand Paul today released the below statement following the Senate vote on the nomination of Gina McCarthy to serve as administrator to the Environmental Protection Agency. Her nomination was confirmed, 59-40.

"By nominating Gina McCarthy to serve at the helm of President Obama's overreaching EPA, he has essentially promoted his lieutenant in the war on coal to be commanding general. The President's war on coal is a war on Kentucky jobs and I will fight him every step of the way."

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