Joe Barton Quotes

For us to try and step in and say we have got to do all these global things to prevent the earth from getting any warmer in my opinion is absolute nonsense. It’s not going to happen




Joe Barton, U.S. congressperson (Republican, TX), Quoted in Mother Jones, May 2007

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Joe Barton
Joe Barton
  • Born: September 15, 1949
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Joe Linus Barton is a Republican politician who represented Texas's 6th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1985 to 2019. The district included Arlington, part of Fort Worth, and several small towns and rural areas south of the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex. He was also a member of the Tea Party Caucus. In 2014, Barton became the longest-serving member of the Texas congressional delegation.