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GOP Senators who received large oil contributions call for cut in oil royalties

GOP Senators who received large oil contributions call for cut in oil royalties

Recently a dozen Senators sent a letter to President Trump’s administration asking to lower already outdated and inadequate royalty rates for domestic oil leaseholders. However, new research shows that these Senators have raked in over $14 million in oil and gas donations over their political careers. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, for example, has taken a total of $4,067,906 from the O&G industry.

Cory Pritchard
Cory Pritchard 6 months

I think it should be standard to sell any investments in order to hold office. Otherwise you are incentivized to prioritize the market.

michael 6 months

sounds like we should have invested in alternative energy decades ago when it was clear that we should. this is just one more proof that fossil fuels cannot provide secure and stable energy. they are a liability, not an advantage.

Jon 6 months

Senators recieve millions in lobbyist donations. Cultist response: get out huffpo. 🤦‍♂️

Emperor Tito
Emperor Tito 6 months

Why is a story by “common dreams” and huffpo being allowed?

Adam Marceau
Adam Marceau 6 months

How about a story about how Democrats that get campaign funding from planned parenthood tried to stuff funding for them in the relief bill

Brett 6 months

Corrupt 💩 Republicans F-ing all of us and the planet? No waay.. 🤯

IIzard 6 months

Almost as bad as getting money from Soros...

Peggy Sue
Peggy Sue 6 months

Get out of here huffpo.

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