Big Oil Hands Out Bonuses After Trump Admin Bailouts

HELENA, MT – Following new reporting by the Washington Post, Accountable.US exposed over $100 million in bailouts awarded by the Trump administration to oil, gas, and mining corporations which then offered stock options and bonuses to their top executives. The story, based in part on Accountable.US research, highlighted how fossil fuel and extractive resource corporations exploited the Trump administration’s poor handling of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to cash in on relief funds intended for mom-and-pop businesses.

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