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Re: Corruption in Government
« Reply #690 on: August 16, 2018, 08:54:59 pm »
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By Lorraine Chow

Aug. 13, 2018 12:54PM EST

DNC Will Take Fossil Fuel Money 🐉🦕🦖 After All



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That was fast. Just two months after the Democratic National Committee (DNC) unanimously prohibited donations from fossil fuel companies, the DNC voted 30-2 🙉 🙊 on Friday on a resolution that critics say effectively reverses the ban, The Huffington Post reported.

The resolution, introduced by DNC Chair Tom Perez 🦖, allows the committee to accept donations from "workers, including those in energy and related industries, who organize and donate to Democratic candidates individually or through their unions' or employers' political action committees" or PACs.

It conflicts with the original resolution that called on the committee to "reject corporate PAC contributions from the fossil fuel industry that conflict with our DNC Platform."

In a conference call after the vote, Perez said that members of the labor community considered the original resolution passed in June "an attack on the working people in these industries," per The Hill.   


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https://www.ecowatch.com/dnc-fossil-fuel-donations-2595481111.html
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