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US Biggest Climate Skeptic Receives Money From ‘Eco-Friendly’ BP – Report – 23 March 2015

RT logoOne of America’s most powerful opponents of climate change regulation, Senator Jim Inhofe, has been receiving campaign money traced back to oil giant BP, including chief executive Bob Dudley.

The Oklahoma Republican, Jim Inhofe received $10,000 from the BP political action committee (PAC), according to a Guardian exclusive.

PACs in the US are set up to assist US companies and trade unions that can’t give direct support to political candidates, who fit their values and business aspirations. Instead, they pool donations from the companies’ higher-ups and the money is then disbursed by a board.

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