WATCH: Donald Trump, the Wind-Energy Skeptic - Global Trade Magazine
  June 23rd, 2017 | Written by

WATCH: Donald Trump, the Wind-Energy Skeptic

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  • Renewable energy makes up a significant portion of Iowa's energy portfolio.

In his speech focusing on agriculture in Iowa on Wednesday, President Donald Trump heaped ridicule on wind energy, despite the fact that renewable energy makes up a significant portion of the energy portfolio in that state. Days earlier, Energy Secretary Rick Perry delivered a remarkably different message to Congress, telling legislators the United States will pursue an all-of-the-above approach to energy production.

Among other things, Trump told an enthusiastic audience: “I don’t want to just hope the wind blows to light up your house and your factory.”