Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush criticized former Vice President Joe Biden’s pledge to transition away from oil during the final presidential debate on Thursday.
President Trump asked Biden if he would “close down the oil industry,” to which Biden responded, “I would transition from the oil industry, yes.”
NBC debate moderator Kristen Welker asked Biden, “Why would you do that?” Biden responded, “Because the oil industry pollutes significantly.”
Bush, who has endorsed Trump for president in 2020, tweeted that night, “What this translates to is hundreds of thousands of jobs gone in the blink of an eye. This is dangerous. It puts the prosperity of countless Americans at risk, and we cannot allow it to happen”
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