Sen. James Inhofe (R., Okla.) announced an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency on the floor of the Senate Wednesday in light of a recently discovered video of an EPA administrator describing how the EPA occasionally “crucifies” oil and natural gas companies.

The video shows a 2010 speech by Obama-appointed EPA Administrator Al Armendariz. Armendariz compares the EPA’s enforcement strategy against oil and natural gas companies to that of the Roman Empire.

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