Booker: Trump’s Environmental Moves Will Hurt Minorities


Booker: Trump’s Environmental Moves Will Hurt Minorities

Cory Booker, right, and Albio Sires. Alyana Alfaro for Observer

NEWARK — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is fired up about President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, charging that the move will have an outsize impact on communities of color.
“This is not about global warming for them simply, this is not about melting of ice caps to them simply — this is about the health of our children and the economic opportunity for our communities,” Booker said Friday at a news conference where he was joined by Reps. Albio Sires (D-8) and Bonnie …

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