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Biden backs ban on plastic bags

Former vice president Joe Biden agrees “100 percent” that America should do away with plastic bags in the name of fighting the changing climate.

At a recent Iowa campaign stop, Biden promised a voter from Kenya that America will eliminate plastic if he becomes president to address concerns about trash in her homeland.

The woman explained she’s “Kenyan-American” and often travels back to Africa to help with conservation efforts to promote a cleaner environment. She repeatedly referenced plastic bags, in particular, and work to encourage reusable bags “because we’re trying to clean the ocean.”

“I think in America we’re not trying to do that,” the woman told the 77-year-old career politician. “So, what’s your view, I mean, what’s your focus?”

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