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Ferd Berfel

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Former Keystone XL lobbyist just joined Team Hillary

Clinton's newest hire has environmentalists questioning her commitment to fighting climate change

Hillary Clinton’s newest campaign consultant is Jeffrey Berman, the strategist credited with her 2008 primary defeat and who, in the time since, has worked as a lobbyist for TransCanada, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline. Environmentalists have a right to be concerned.

The pipeline, which would transport oil from Alberta’s tar sands to Gulf Coast refineries, is an incredibly controversial topic, one on which President Obama has still refused to make a definitive call — though his rhetoric, as of late, has become more and more antagonistic to the idea. Clinton, as can be expected, flat-out refuses to address the question, which has left those hoping to divine her intentions left grasping at any small signs of which way she may be leaning.

[link:http://www.salon.com/2015/06/26/a_former_keystone_xl_lobbyist_just_joined_team_hillary/|


Well, now we KNOW her position on XL ........


http://www.salon.com/2015/06/26/a_former_keystone_xl_lobbyist_just_joined_team_hillary/
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