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March 31, 2020 by

Trump Opens Backdoor for Big Oil and Coal Bailout

Big oil and coal corporations continued their pity-party this week after Congressional Democrats blocked efforts to earmark specific taxpayer-funded carve-outs for extractive industries in the CARES Act. President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell left plenty of loopholes and backdoors open for big oil and coal corporations to cash in on billions of tax dollars.

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More on what could be an unprecedented move by @realDonaldTrump to limit domestic oil production in a desperate eff… https://t.co/FTy3RKP6Rm

UPDATED: @realDonaldTrump is putting Big Oil bailouts before American families. Upcoming meeting includes top indus… https://t.co/CWRvnJIXd9

#ICYMI – How @realDonaldTrump, his swamp team and @senatemajldr left plenty of backdoors open for Big Oil and coal… https://t.co/PHy3tawrUD

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