Senator Bernie Sanders and Secretary Hillary Clinton agree: ExxonMobil should be investigated by the Department of Justice for engaging in decades of deliberate climate deception.
“Exxon Mobil knew the truth about fossil fuels and climate change and lied to protect their business model at the expense of the planet," Sanders wrote to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. "There’s a lot of evidence that they misled," Clinton agreed.
Across the nation, Democratic elected officials, including U.S. senators, representatives, and state attorneys general, are with Sanders and Clinton — now it's time to make a federal investigation of the fossil-fuel industry's deceptive practices an official priority of the Democratic Party.
To Debbie Wasserman Schultz, DNC Chair and Delegates of the 2016 Democratic National Convention:
Include an #ExxonKnew plank in the 2016 Democratic Party platform: the U.S. Department of Justice must investigate the fossil-fuel industry for deliberate and malicious climate deception.