Billionaire Bloomberg Paying Lawyers In State AG Offices To Advance “Progressive” Lawsuits

Michael Bloomberg, who is likely to run for president in 2020 as a Democrat, is using his wealth to embed people in government agencies to advance the progressive agenda. This is unreal.

Real Clear Investigations has the story:

How Bloomberg Embeds Green Warriors in Blue-State Governments

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A New York University School of Law program funded by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is placing lawyers in the offices of Democratic state attorneys general and paying them to prosecute energy companies and challenge Trump administration policies on energy and the environment.

Nine states and Washington, D.C., including New York, Illinois and Pennsylvania, are participating in the multimillion-dollar program funded by the media magnate and ex-New York City mayor, who re-registered as a Democrat this week amid expectations of a run for president in 2020.

The 14 current fellows in the program report to the attorneys general, but they are paid by NYU’s Bloomberg-funded State Energy & Environmental Impact Center. State AG offices hire these trained lawyers – not students but seasoned professionals with years of experience – as special assistant attorneys general. Under terms of the arrangement, the fellows work solely to advance progressive environmental policy at a time when Democratic state attorneys general have investigated and sued ExxonMobil and other energy companies over alleged damages due to climate change…

The fellows have played a role in filing at least 130 regulatory, legal and other challenges to federal environmental policies since 2017, according to a review of filings.

Don’t let these people take power again, America. They despise our system, our rights and even us.

 

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