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ICYMI: Democrats Call Out Big Oil for Profiteering at Americans’ Expense

Washington, D.C. –  At a press conference today ahead of Memorial Day Weekend, leading congressional Democrats called out Big Oil and their elected GOP political allies for profiteering at the expense of American families.

May 23, 2024

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Trump’s Texas Big Oil Cash Roundup

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Here’s a roundup of coverage from Trump’s back-to-back Wednesday fundraisers with Big Oil billionaires in Houston and Dallas.

May 23, 2024

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ICYMI: Trump Flies 1,600 Miles to Beg Big Oil Billionaire At Lunch, Flying 240 More to Beg Again At Dinner

WASHINGTON, D.C – In case you missed it, here is some background from The Guardian’s story about Trump’s lunch fundraiser in Houston with Big Oil billionaire Kelcy Warren before the start of Trump’s dinner fundraiser in Dallas, also with Big Oil billionaire Kelcy Warren. These two get around.  

May 22, 2024

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Trump Courts Big Oil CEOs for $1 Billion While Houstonians Reel in the Aftermath of Severe Storms

HOUSTON – Donald Trump is coming to town to attend a fundraiser with Big Oil executives, hosted by Texas billionaire Kelcy Warren, Chairman of pipeline operator Energy Transfer Partners, and Continental Resources Chairman Harold Hamm. Hamm was the organizer behind an April fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago where Trump promised Big Oil a “deal,” asking them for $1 billion in donations, and promising […]

May 22, 2024

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Rising Gas Prices? Here’s Why.

The greed of Big Oil CEOs and climate-fueled extreme weather events will likely lead to higher gas prices. If you’re planning on covering gas prices, the facts speak for themselves: Big Oil CEOs continue to work to protect their bottom line, even if it means price-gouging families in Michigan. Meanwhile, Donald Trump and MAGA Republicans are […]

May 22, 2024

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Trump is Out of Court and Courting Big Oil

HOUSTON, TX - Donald Trump left court yesterday and is courting Big Oil today. Trump is holding a five-star hotel fundraiser in Houston to beg for more of his $1 billion “request” from Big Oil and to talk up his promise to give them $110 billion in tax breaks while Americans pay the price. 

May 22, 2024

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ICYMI: POLL: Trump’s Big Oil ‘Deal’ Turns Off Two-Thirds of Likely Voters

Washington, D.C. – As it turns out, the American people are not big fans of politicians being in the pocket of Big Oil in exchange for campaign cash.

May 22, 2024

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ICYMI: Trump’s Fundraising in One Screenshot

WASHINGTON, D.C. - I could make a tired cliche about the comparative value of pictures to word count, but instead, I’m just going to attach and hit send. H/T to Bloomberg, Getty Images, and the Windows Snipping tool.

May 21, 2024

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Encuestas demuestran que los votantes latinos apoyan las medidas del Presidente Biden para combatir el cambio climático

Según las encuestas y los grupos de discusión, los latinos desconocen el plan de energía limpia del Presidente Biden, pero se muestran más entusiastas con su candidatura al conocerlo. WASHINGTON — Las más recientes investigaciones realizadas por Data for Progress, Hart Research, BSP Research y Climate Power En Acción reafirman la preocupación de los votantes […]

May 21, 2024

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ICYMI: Big Oil’s Ask From Trump for $1 Billion Means at least $110 Million of Big Oil Tax Breaks and Economic Damages of $1 Trillion

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last week, respected energy consulting firm Wood Mackenzie issued a report showing that Donald Trump’s election would cost the economy $1 trillion worth of investments in clean energy just days after we learned that Donald Trump promised Big Oil an agenda that would save them $110 billion in tax breaks.

May 20, 2024