DNC Chair Proposes Reversing Two Month Old Ban on Accepting Fossil Fuel Donations

“New DNC proposal would support an ‘all of the above’ energy policy which the last party platform explicitly rejects,”
said Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr/cc)
Quickly after this proposal was set forth by Tom Perez there were many articles that showed the outrage of the Democratic National Committee abandoning their two month old pledge.
Common Dreams:

Progressives ‘Furious’ After Report of DNC Proposal to Reverse Ban on Fossil Fuel Donations

“Honestly, these people are bound and determined to deflate and demobilize their base,” declared author and activist Naomi Klein

Huffington Post:

Democratic National Committee Proposes Reversing Its Ban On Fossil Fuel Donations

The move comes just two months after the party adopted a resolution to prohibit oil, gas and coal company contributions.

 

Think Progress:

DNC chair introduces resolution reversing party’s new ban on fossil fuel donations

Just two months ago, the DNC voted unanimously to ban donations from fossil fuel companies.