GOP Senator Who Walked Out To Stop Climate Vote Loses House To Wildfire
Sahid Fawaz September 14, 2020
Oregon Republican state senator Fred Girod was one of 11 Republicans who made headlines when they walked out of the senate – some even leaving the state – so that a quorum could not be achieved for a climate change bill.
Now with wildfires raging in Oregon, climate change has come to Girod’s doorstep. Literally.Oregon Live reports:
“Fred Girod stood near the edge of a steep drop between what remained of his house and the Santiam River, grasping the destruction days after the Beachie Creek wildfire destroyed homes, businesses and landmarks along the canyon.