*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*
Monday, November 30, 2015

Click here to watch Senator
Lee’s interview with Neil Cavuto.

*Lee Calls on President Obama to Submit Paris Climate Agreement to Senate*

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement today in
reaction to the beginning of the United Nations climate conference in Paris.

“As world leaders gather in Paris today to begin climate negotiations, I
hope President Obama and Secretary Kerry remember the rightful role of
Congress and the American people in the agreement-making process,” Lee
said. “The founders of our country were rightly concerned about the
accumulation of power in one branch of the government, and therefore
divided the power of making international agreements between the President
and the Senate.”

“Any agreement that purports to commit the American people to future
emissions reductions should be submitted to the Senate for approval as a
treaty. Any such agreement that is not submitted to the Senate is at best a
short-sighted political stunt that would undermine U.S. credibility.”

Senator Lee spoke with Neil Cavuto regarding this topic earlier today on
Fox Business. You can watch that interview here
.

*Communications Director*
Conn Carroll
Conn_Carroll@lee.senate.gov
202-224-5444

*Press Secretary*
Emily Long
Emily_Long@lee.senate.gov
202-224-5444

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