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Trump ontmoet tribale leiders: ongedierte komt bijeen om het volk en het land te versjacheren

Foto’s door Het Witte Huis. President Trump hield een tribale, staats -en lokale rondetafelconferentie over energie in zijn witte huis. Het huis liet weten “dat de president omringd werd door gouverneurs Paul LePage, Kim Reynolds, Pete Ricketts en Bill Walker, samen met staats- en tribale leiders uit ons prachtige land.”

Trump drukt vergiftigde erfenis door!

 Door Brenda Norrell

 

Washington— President Trump -- die tribale soevereiniteit als troefkaart trekt—zegt dat hij een enorme schatkist zal openen in het land van de Indianen – namelijk ‘steenkool”.

“Wij houden van Indianenland, toch?” zei Trump verleden woensdag tijdens de rondetafelconferentie met tien tribale leiders.

Trump zei dat het zijn doel is om “onontgonnen bronnen van rijkdom te openen”. Zijn doel is om nog meer mijnen te openen, milieubescherming op te heffen, en nog meer radioactieve dumping toe te laten, zoals in het geval van Yucca Mountain.

 

Trump zei dat het zijn bedoeling is om “een gouden eeuw van Amerikaanse energie- dominantie in te luiden. Ondertussen worden onthutsend hoge cijfers van kanker en luchtwegenziekten, veroorzaakt door kolencentrales en ‘koude oorlog’- uranium ontginningen in Indian Country straal genegeerd.

 

Trump’s ‘push’ voor exploitatie van bronnen van Indian Country, komt samen met de ‘push’ van de regeringen van de Verenigde Staten en staatsoverheden om de indiaanse waterrechten te stelen.

Trump, die geheel en al de lange erfenis van dood, ziekte en agressieve uitdrijvingen als gevolg van steenkoolmijnen en steenkoolcentrales op Indiaanse grond negeert, vertelde de Indiaanse leiders over steenkoolontginning: ”het was echt heel beperkt, de ontwikkeling zelf was heel beperkt, en enorme hoeveelheden afzettingen van steenkool en andere bronnen zijn eigenlijk uit jullie handen genomen, dat gaan we nu veranderen.”

 

Op het einde van de ronde tafel werd Trump gevraagd of hij gelooft dat de klimaatverandering een grap is. Trump maakte een eind aan de meeting zonder een antwoord te geven.

 

Volgende verkozen tribale leiders in Indian Country waren aanwezig bij de rondetafel:

Chairman Alvin "AJ" Not Afraid, Crow Tribe

Chairman Luke Duncan, Ute Tribe

Councilman Kevin Frost, Southern Ute Tribe

Gov. Bill Anoatubby, Chickasaw Nation

Speaker LoRenzo Bates, Navajo Nation Council

Chairman Herman Honanie, Hopi Tribe

Chairman Mark Fox , the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation (Fort Berthold, North Dakota)

Chief Gary Batton, Choctaw Nation

Chairman Jo Anne Battise, Alabama-Coushatta Tribe

Chairman Aaron Payment, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

 

Lees de reacties en het voortdurende verzet tegenTrump’s push voor dominatie en exploitatie in Indian Country hier: http://bsnorrell.blogspot.be/2017/07/trump-meets-with-tribal-leaders-snakes.html

Video : Trump negeert vragen over klimaatverandering

The White House
June 28, 2017
Remarks by President Trump and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry at Tribal, State, and Local Energy Roundtable

Roosevelt Room
11:41 P.M. EDT


THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all for being here. Very much appreciated. We welcome you to the White House. Have you all been to the White House before? Have you been here before?
Q Yes.
THE PRESIDENT: That’s good. Well you guys have been -- most people say no. I’m very impressed with that count.
I’m thrilled to be joined by Governor Paul LePage, Kim Reynolds, Pete Ricketts and Bill Walker, along with state and tribal leaders from around our great country. I’d also like to thank Secretary Perry and EPA Administrator Pruitt -- both here also -- for their work to help the United States achieve true energy dominance. And that’s what’s happening. We’ve made so much progress with respect to energy just in the last four months. It’s been an incredible journey, I will tell you. We’ve learned a lot and we’ve made a lot -- we’re here to talk about how we can create new prosperity for our citizens by unlocking vast treasures of energy reserves, which we have a great deal -- far more than anyone understood.
I’m proud to have such a large gathering of tribal leaders here at the White House. I look forward to more government-to-government consultations with tribal leaders about the issues important to Indian Country. We love Indian Country, right?
Many of your lands have rich, natural resources that stand to benefit your people immensely. These untapped resources of wealth can help you build new schools, fix roads, improve your communities, and create jobs -- jobs like you’ve never seen before. All you want is the freedom to use them, and that’s been the problem. It’s been very difficult, hasn’t it? It will be a lot easier now under the Trump administration.
For too long the federal government has put up restrictions and regulations that put this energy wealth out of reach. It’s just totally out of reach. It’s been really restricted, the development itself has been restricted, and vast amounts of deposits of coal and other resources have, in a way, been taken out of your hands. And we’re going to have that changed. We’re going to put it back in your hands.
These infringements on tribal sovereignty are deeply unfair to Native Americans and Native American communities who are being denied access to the energy and wealth that they have on their own lands. Many of our states have also been denied access to the abundant energy resources on their lands that could bring greater wealth to the people and benefit to our whole nation. We’re becoming more and more energy dominant. I don’t want to be energy free, we want to be energy dominant in terms of the world.
From my first day in office, we’ve taken swift action to lift the crushing restrictions on American energy. Scott Pruitt has done an amazing job, an incredible job, in a very short period of time, and most people love him. There are a couple that don’t but that’s okay, right? (Laughter.) We’re also putting our people back to work by doing this.
Today’s conversation is a chance for these state, local, and tribal leaders to discuss how we can cooperate and support them even more in unleashing these domestic energy reserves. They’re tremendous reserves that we never appreciated, we never understood, but now we understand them very well.
I’m confident that working together we can usher in a golden age of American energy dominance, and the extraordinary financial and security benefits that it brings to us. So this means not only the Native Americans but all over the country. And we're seeing it more and more and it's happening more and more.
I just also want to tell you that, yesterday, we had a tremendous meeting with the Republican senators -- met on healthcare. And the meeting went really well. We're talking about a great, great form of healthcare. Obamacare is dying. It's essentially dead. If you don't give it the subsidy, it would die within 24 hours. It's been a headache for everybody. It's been a nightmare for many.
And we are looking at a healthcare that would be a fantastic tribute to our country; a healthcare that will take care of people, finally, for the right reasons, and also at the right cost. It would be a tremendous reduction in costs from what Obamacare is. Yesterday, in Alaska, a great state, they had a -- it was announced a 216 percent increase.
So we have a plan that, if we get it approved -- it's very tough. Every state is different, every senator is different. But I have to tell you, the Republican senators had a really impressive meeting yesterday at the White House. We had close to 50 of them. We have 52; we need almost all of them. That's never easy. But we had, essentially, 50 show up for the meeting, and the other two are on our side. I think we're going to get at least very close, and I think we're going to get it over the line. There was a great, great feeling in that room yesterday.
And what also came out is the fact that this healthcare would be so good, would be far better than Obamacare, and would be much less expensive for the people, and actually much less expensive, also, for the country. So those are a lot of good factors.
So we'll see what happens. We're working very hard. We've given ourselves a little bit more time to make it perfect. That's what we want to do. I think this has a chance to be a great healthcare at a reasonable cost. People can save a lot of money. We get rid of the mandates, we get rid of so much -- got rid of a lot of the taxes. All of the bad parts of Obamacare are gone. Essentially, it's a repeal-and-replace. And I look forward to working with the Republican senators over a short period of time. I know Rick is very excited about the healthcare that we're talking about.
SECRETARY PERRY: Actually, having these governors sitting around the table is a great example of it. And one of the things that -- I know Kim and Paul, they'd like to be able to put healthcare into place that they helped write and their citizens help write because I know these -- I don't know Bill that well, but my bet is he's the same. You give him the authority to take care of their citizens, they can have more people covered and do it at less cost. I am quite confident --
THE PRESIDENT: Well, we're sending a lot of it back to the states where it belongs. And this will be something really special if we can get it done. Always tough. It's probably the toughest subject from the standpoint of approval because every state is different. Every state has different needs. We have a tremendous opioid problem, and some states are more affected by that than others. But overall, I have to tell you, this will be a tremendous plan. It will really -- you're going to have a lot of very, very happy people in this country if we can get it done.
So we're working very hard on healthcare, and I think we're going to have a great answer. And hopefully, we're going to have it soon. And we will keep you informed. Thank you all very much. Thank you.
Q Mr. President, can you talk about the Medicaid cuts in the healthcare bill?
THE PRESIDENT: It's going to great. This will be great for everybody.
END
11:49 A.M. EDT