Ted Cruz clashes with Seth Rogen over Biden rejoining Paris climate deal

From THEHILL.COM

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) late Wednesday engaged in a heated Twitter exchange with actor and comedian Seth Rogen after the GOP lawmaker criticized President Biden’s executive action to have the United States rejoin the Paris climate accord.

“By rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, President Biden indicates he’s more interested in the views of the citizens of Paris than in the jobs of the citizens of Pittsburgh,” Cruz stated in a statement on Twitter.

Biden’s decision to reenter the deal fulfilled a pledge to reenter the environmental agreement after former President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the global pact.

“This agreement will do little to affect the climate and will harm the livelihoods of Americans,” Cruz tweeted.

Rogen, a vocal critic of Trump and his supporters, responded to Cruz’s tweet, writing, “F— off you fascist.”

Cruz then responded to Rogen’s comment in a later tweet, tagging Rogen and writing, “Charming, civil, educated response.”

“If you’re a rich, angry Hollywood celebrity, today’s Dems are the party for you,” Cruz added. “If you’re blue-collar, if you’re a union member, if you work in energy or manufacturing…not so much.”

Rogen then replied to this tweet, again calling the Texas senator a “fascist” and telling him, “Go encourage a white supremacist insurrecti… (Read more)