Over the last few years, ExxonMobil has come under fire numerous times for lobbying in the UK against electric vehicles, funding Congress and corporate lobby groups to deny climate change, and knowingly misleading the public about the reality of the issue.
These oil companies were not as naive or uncertain as they long pretended to be.
“The President's Saudi trip was a bizarre Art of the Deal-esque foreign policy disaster."
Companies such as ExxonMobil, BP, Sempra Energy, BG Group, Chevron, Koch Industries, and others all lobbied for H.R. 3080/S. 601.
“We will not stand idly by when polluters put our health and safety at risk.”
His nomination now heads to the full Senate, which should confirm him next week.
At a town hall meeting in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton said that she is in support of the Department of Justice investigating ExxonMobil. Her stance: There is a lot of evidence that ExxonMobil purposefully mislead the American public on climate change.