ExxonMobil Lobbyist Reveals Joe Manchin ‘Kingmaker’ Among 11 Senators Targeted

exxonmobil lobbyist joe manchin senators
Middle East

ExxonMobil Lobbyist Reveals Joe Manchin ‘Kingmaker’ Among 11 Senators Targeted

A senior lobbyist for ExxonMobil has claimed the oil giant is secretly fighting legislative attempts to tackle climate change—and identified Democratic Senator Joe Manchin as one of the lawmakers targeted in the campaign.

Lobbyist Keith McCoy's remarks were covertly recorded by Greenpeace UK's investigative platform Unearthed and shared with British news program Channel 4 News.

Greenpeace UK's reporters had posed as headhunters seeking to hire a Washington lobbyist for a client and approached McCoy, who agreed to speak via Zoom.

Check the history on the topic
Vote to feature
Follow the conversation