Trump visitor logs show numerous meetings with fossil fuel CEOs

While the White House has declined to release President Trump’s visitor logs, a practice that was commonplace in previous administrations, unofficial tracking by Politico has turned up an alarming number of meetings with the heads of fossil fuel interests. Not far past Trump’s first 100 days, he has already met with six employees of Murray Energy (including two meetings with Robert Murray himself); TransCanada CEO Russ Girling; Hal Quinn, the head of the National Mining Association; and others with fossil fuel ties. The meetings paint a picture of the administration’s cozy relationship with dirty energy leaders. It’s no wonder that the administration is pushing such a slanted pro–fossil fuel agenda, when that’s the only viewpoint they seem to be inviting.

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