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H.R. 7075: Climate Change and Hurricane Correlation and Strategy Act

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In the words of Nelson Muntz from The Simpsons“You gotta nuke something.”

Context

The Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts 60% odds this year’s hurricane season will be worse than normal, and only 10% odds it will be lighter than normal. On June 7, the third named storm of the year arrived in Louisiana, threatening flooding and storm surge.

Last year, Axios reported that President Trump proposed several times using nuclear bombs to thwart hurricanes, bringing up the idea several times during meetings with Homeland Security officials.

An anonymous source claimed that Trump said, “Why don’t we nuke them? They start forming off the coast of Africa, as they’re moving across the Atlantic, we drop a ...

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Sylvia Garcia

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 29th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 1, 2020
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jun 1, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Jun 1, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 1, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jun 1, 2020
 
Introduced

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H.R. 7075 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7075. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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