Senator J.D. Vance (R-OH) told host Matthew Boyle in an exclusive interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday that the East Palestine train disaster is not evidence of a problem with the free market, given that “these railroad companies have gotten in bed with big government.” Meanwhile, the Biden administration is currently making it more difficult to clean up the area in the small Ohio town.
“These railroad companies have gotten totally in bed with big government,” Vance said. “Most recently, three months ago, they were bailed out by the government in the form of the feds coming in, Joe Biden and others coming in and settling the labor union issue that the railroads have.”
“So you cannot tell me that this is the free market when you’ve gotten in bed with big government and are begging for big government privileges,” the senator…