31 Oct '17, 7pm

Mueller’s Clovis Bombshell Further Highlights Need for Nominee To Step Aside https://t.co/5JHurVO4pz

Washington, DC -- After the breaking news of former Trump foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos pleading guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russia, it was revealed that Sam Clovis, Donald Trump’s nominee to be the Department of Agriculture’s Chief Science Adviser, was the person who encouraged Papadopoulos to take the meeting with the Russians. Clovis has faced significant backlash since he was first nominated for his homophobic remarks , his climate change denialism , and for not being a scientist . In response, Sierra Club Legislative Director Melinda Pierce released the following statement: “Not only is Sam Clovis grossly unqualified and a dangerous pick to be a science adviser, he is now deeply entangled in the most disturbing aspects of Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation into collusion with Russia. If Sam Clovis continues to refuse to immediately...

Full article: https://www.sierraclub.org/press-releases/2017/10/mueller...

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