The White House on Saturday issued a non-apology for President Joe Biden after he made remarks in California about shutting down coal power plants.
“The President’s remarks yesterday have been twisted to suggest a meaning that was not intended; he regrets it if anyone hearing these remarks took offense,” White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a 322-word statement trying to excuse the president’s comments.
During his speech in San Diego about promoting clean energy, Biden could not have been more clear about his desire to shut down coal-fired power plants.
Speaking about refitting coal plants to generate electricity from wind and solar, Biden boasted they could use the same transmission lines.
“We’re going to be shutting these plants down all across America and having wind and solar,” he said.
Biden also claimed that coal-powered plants were not…