Republicans in the U.S. Senate didn’t want the truth to come out. Not one single senate Republican voted in favor of the Whitehouse amendment. They killed the legislation, voting to maintain the coverup of payoffs to politicians from dirty fossil fuel corporations.
If only it were legal for the coal industry to fill the air and water with filth, Congressman David McKinley suggests, then the problem of heroin and opioid drug addiction in West Virginia would just go away.
“In the name of protecting our country and the world from the growing dangers of climate change, I will neither solicit nor accept campaign contributions from any oil, gas, or coal company.” Three presidential candidates have signed their names to this pledge: Martin O’Malley Bernie