Evidence is mounting of a real corruption scandal at the State Department.
Emails uncovered by Friends of the Earth reveal State Department employees in a cozy relationship with Paul Elliot, a leader on Hillary Clinton’s Presidential campaign turned head lobbyist for Keystone XL – offering personal favors, praise, advice, and generally cheerleading the project while it was under review. Some of the messages are just damning. Here are some quotes:
“It’s precisely because you have connections that you’re sought after and hired,” offered as praise for Elliot’s work
“Go Paul!,” after he won support for the project from a Senator....
I expect that we haven’t heard the last of this story – and the President definitely hasn’t heard the last from us. Thanks for being a part of this crucial effort.