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President Trump's Budget Prioritizes American Taxpayers

  • 05/23/17
  • AEA
  • Press Releases
WASHINGTON — American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle has issued the following statement on the White House budget proposal: "President Trump’s budget, dubbed The New Foundation for American Greatness, has many of the elements required to live up to that ambitious billing. At a fundamental level, this budget reconsiders and aims to restore the appropriate relationship between the government and the American taxpayers. By taking a taxpayer-first approach, the Trump administration...
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Senate Fails to Protect American People from Methane Regulation

WASHINGTON – Today the Senate failed to move forward on a Congressional Review Act resolution to nullify the Bureau of Land Management’s costly methane regulation. American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement: "The Senate just squandered an opportunity to protect American workers and families from a regulation aimed at making energy more expensive. The evidence against this regulation is overwhelming. Not only does this regulation fall outside of the...
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Coalition Urges Trump to Withdraw from Paris Climate Treaty

WASHINGTON – Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) and the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), along with 38 free-market and conservative organizations, sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to keep his campaign promise to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement and stop all taxpayer funding of United Nations’ global warming programs. The letter outlines how the agreement is a treaty that commits the U.S. to actions that are contrary to...
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Coalition Urges Senate to Pass Methane CRA Resolution

WASHINGTON – Today the American Energy Alliance and a coalition of free-market and conservative organizations sent a letter to the Senate urging them to pass the Congressional Review Act resolution nullifying the Bureau of Land Management’s methane regulation. Below is an excerpt from the letter:
This regulation comes with a high price tag. The American Action Forum estimates that this rule will cost roughly $297 million per year ($1.8 billion in total). The methane rule will decrease...

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AEA President Discusses Fuel Economy Mandates on Voice of America

American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle was recently interviewed by "Voice of America" to discuss federal fuel economy mandates. You can view the full segment below:


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AEA's Tom Pyle Discusses Energy Policy in the Trump Administration

American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle recently joined the show "Devil's Advocate w/Jon Caldara" to discuss federal energy policy under the Trump administration. You can watch the full interview below:


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President Trump's Energy Executive Order Puts Americans First

WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement about President Trump’s executive order on energy and climate policy:
"President Trump’s executive order should be welcome news for America’s middle class and those living in poverty, who would be hardest hit by the previous administration's harmful climate regulations. Americans depend on affordable, reliable electricity for their livelihood, but regulations like the Clean Power Plan would...

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ICYMI: There’s Nothing Conservative About a Carbon Tax

Ignore the ‘free market’ bells and whistles: A tax is a tax is a tax. By Thomas Pyle Published on March 23, 2017, in National Review Online C onservatives have long been the voice for limited government, lower taxes, free markets, and individual liberty. But recently, a small but persistent group of Republicans are trying to persuade conservatives to abandon these principles and embrace a national energy tax. The idea of taxing carbon isn’t new. Bill Clinton and Al Gore tried to...
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AEA Praises President Trump's Budget Proposal

The Trump Budget: A Commitment to Restoring America's Promise, Returning Power to the People

WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statements on President Trump’s budget proposal:
"President Trump has put forth the most significant budget blueprint in generations. The Trump budget offers a much-needed resetting of the relationship between the federal government, the states, and the American people. In particular, the DOE, EPA, Interior, NOAA,...

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Key Vote: BLM Planning 2.0 CRA

The Senate is set to consider H.J. Res. 44, a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to overturn the Bureau of Land Management’s “Planning 2.0” rule. This regulation would redefine the “multiple use” concept for federal lands laid out in the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA). It would also diminish state and local officials’ roles in managing lands within their communities by consolidating more power in the federal government. We urge Senators to vote YES...
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