13 Mar '18, 7pm

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

Rex Tillerson is out, and the Koch brothers are in. In an early morning tweet , President Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and announced that Mike Pompeo, CIA director and unofficial third Koch brother, would be taking over. In other words, a guy who believes climate change is merely an “engineering problem ” is being replaced by someone who probably doesn’t think it’s even real. Pompeo’s environmental record is pretty damning: In a 2013 interview with C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, he argued that there’s considerable debate within the scientific community about the causes of global warming. There isn’t . Since 2009, he has accepted more than a million dollars from the oil and gas industry while campaigning for Congress. He was the largest recipient of Koch Industries campaign money in 2010 . And soon afterward, as a newly elected Kansas representative, he hired ...

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