Republican conservationists buck Trump on climate change

March 28, 2017 GMT

Frank Kummer, STAFF WRITER

Howard A. Cohen, a fanatical fly fisherman and former aide to Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, thinks that President Trump is moving the Republican Party to the wrong side on the environment.

Not only has Trump — who once tweeted that climate change was a Chinese hoax — proposed slashing the Environmental Protection Agency, on Tuesday he also is expected to sign an executive order to undo former President Barack Obama’s signature plan to curb global warming.

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