Money Talks, McCain Listens…

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Industry Gushed Money After Reversal on Drilling

According to Matthew Mosk of the Washington Post the oil industry “gushed money after John McCains reversal on drilling.” He points out that:

Campaign contributions from oil industry executives to Sen. John McCain rose dramatically in the last half of June, after the senator from Arizona made a high-profile split with environmentalists and reversed his opposition to the federal ban on offshore drilling.

Oil and gas industry executives and employees donated $1.1 million to McCain last month — three-quarters of which came after his June 16 speech calling for an end to the ban — compared with $116,000 in March, $283,000 in April and $208,000 in May.

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