13 Mar '18, 1pm

Sierra Club statement: Trump Opts to Replace Exxon-Run State Department in Favor of Koch Brothers

Washington, DC -- Today, the Washington Post reported that Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, choosing to replace him with Koch Brothers backed CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Pompeo has been referred to as the “Koch Brothers Congressman ” and “the Congressman from Koch ,” as he has done their bidding, including once introducing legislation to block the EPA from safeguarding communities from chemical plants. Pompeo has accused President Obama of being “disloyal” to Christians and America, and, like Trump, has embraced anti-Muslim rhetoric. In response, Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune released the following statement: “Selecting Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State means Donald Trump wants to turn our global diplomatic efforts over from Exxon to the Koch Brothers. Pompeo’s confirmation would mean a politician who has consistently attacked science, ...

Full article: https://www.sierraclub.org/press-releases/2018/03/trump-o...

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Rex Tillerson is out, and the Koch brothers are...

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Rex Tillerson is out, and the Koch brothers are in. In an early morning tweet , President Trump fired Secretary of State R...

Trump Taps Climate Denier Pompeo to Replace Exx...

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Climate Director, similarly added: "Donald Trump has now somehow picked someone even worse than Rex Tillerson to run the S...

Rex Tillerson is out, and the Koch brothers are...

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Rex Tillerson is out, and the Koch brothers are in. In an early morning tweet , President Trump fired Secretary of State R...

BREAKING: Trump ousts Rex Tillerson out, Mike P...

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WASHINGTON (NYTIMES, REUTERS, BLOOMBERG, AFP) – US President Donald Trump has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and ...

The Koch brothers preached the fossil fuel gosp...

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Sierra Club Helps Distribute Solar Lanterns in Puerto Rico

Sierra Club Helps Distribute Solar Lanterns in ...

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Last September, Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico with the force of a 50-mile-wide tornado, destroying much of th...

"Trump’s anti-immigrant and anti-environment ag...

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San Diego, CA-- Tomorrow, President Trump will visit border wall prototypes in San Diego and attend a right-wing fundraise...

Sierra Club statement: @SecretaryZinke a “Failu...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Interior Secretary Zinke was on Capitol Hill again today testifying before the House Energy and Natura...

Sierra Club Applauds Students Walking Out for G...

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"Today’s national walkout led by inspirational students from across the country brings us hope for a future without gun vi...

VICTORY! Washington, DC's Fair Elections Act ha...

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Washington, DC -- Today, Mayor Bowser, following the Council of the District of Columbia’s unanimous support for the legis...

Australia must endure Trump:

Australia must endure Trump:

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at a side meeting at the July 2017 G20 summit in Hamburg that Australia would be exempt from US steel and aluminium tariff...

On Trump’s visit to San Diego: https://t.co/Epv...

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San Diego, CA-- Today, President Trump visited border wall prototypes in San Diego. Trump lied about the wall’s effectiven...

Top State Department aide Steve Goldstein fired...

straitstimes.com 13 Mar '18, 5pm

WASHINGTON (AFP) - One of the US State Department's most senior officials was sacked on Tuesday (March 13) after his comme...

Tillerson Skips Trump in Farewell Remarks

Tillerson Skips Trump in Farewell Remarks

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Just-fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson never mentioned President Donald Trump by name in farewell remarks Tuesday, co...

Our statement: Pruitt Threatens to Put Clean Ca...

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Washington, DC -- Today, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told Bloomberg News that he does not plan to extend clean car stan...