90 Miles From Tyranny : More Cancel Culture: Oil Industry Cutting Political Contributions Affecting Many Republicans

Thursday, January 14, 2021

More Cancel Culture: Oil Industry Cutting Political Contributions Affecting Many Republicans

It seems everyone is jumping on the cancel bandwagon. The head of a top oil industry trade group said Wednesday that some energy companies have decided to stop making political donations after rioters attacked the U.S. Capitol last week.

Mike Sommers, President of the American Petroleum Institute, said the riots, which resulted in the deaths of five people, will factor into the American Petroleum Institute’s future decisions on donations as well. He did not name which companies have suspended political contributions.

As the U.S. House of Representatives is set to impeach Trump for inciting the riot at the Capitol last Tuesday, companies are scrambling to separate themselves from anything or anyone who supports Trump.

“Our first rule is to support candidates and members of congress and senators that support the oil and gas industry,” Sommers said in a press call, where he discussed API’s outlook for 2021. “But just like previous iterations of our past giving, other factors come into effect as well and this will be among those factors that we consider.”

The oil industry is not alone in suspended political donations. Walmart Inc and Walt Disney Co have also suspended donations to politicians who objected to the certification of the electoral vote at the joint session of Congress last week.

U.S. oil giant Chevron said Tuesday it was reviewing donations.

“I specifically asked my team to take a look at...

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  1. It is gonna be laughable when the incoming administration repays the favor by shutting them down in the name of Climate Change. They are gonna get Butt-Greta

  2. Did any of these corporations stop donating in 2016 to anybody?



    Keeping track of which politician voted for/against what, which corporation puts politics before profits, which individuals put forth what opinion is the only way we have to know who to hurt.

  3. That is why mcconnell went traitorous on us

  4. IF they think the Democrats will "eat them last" they're in for a big surprise. They are almost Target Number One for the crazies. And it will serve them right.
    Fossil fuels are one of the things the Globalists want better control over. These companies better understand that if they don't fight back politically, they are betraying their shareholders.


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