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House Democrats Respond to GOP Climate Change Distortions

Markey enjoys a lot of authority on the issue. In addition to the select committee, he also chairs the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment and, in that role, has co-authored a major climate bill with Energy and Commerce chair Henry Waxman (D-CA).

But in case that isn't enough firepower, Markey enjoyed the support of Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ) who, on the floor of the House earlier today, took on Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) when Ryan began to sound more false alarms. We'll have the video up momentarily.

Late update: Video below.