Palmer appointed to Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
Published 2:07 pm Monday, March 4, 2019
FROM STAFF REPORTS
WASHINGTON, D.C – House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy has announced Congressman Gary Palmer, R-Alabama, as one of the new members who will serve on the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
“I look forward to serving on the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis,” Palmer said. “My hope is that the Committee will examine the underlying causes of ‘climate change’ and focus on sensible solutions.”
On Palmer’s appointment, McCarthy said, “I am pleased to appoint Congressman Gary Palmer to the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Gary’s commitment to common sense solutions will ensure we continue to make strides towards a healthy environment without sacrificing the other priorities of the American people.”
The Select Committee on the Climate Crisis was established as part of the 116th United States Congress, when Democrats assumed the majority.
In addition to Palmer, five other Republican members were named: Ranking Member Garret Graves, R-Louisiana, Congressman Morgan Griffith, R-Virginia, Congressman Buddy Carter, R-Georgia, Congresswoman Carol Miller, R-West Virginia, and Congressman Kelly Armstrong, R-North Dakota.