[Ed. – Back when he was New York City mayor, Bloomie declared that climate change was a bigger threat to the future of mankind than terrorism.]
Michael Bloomberg’s nonprofit organization funded a program that places private lawyers in the offices of state attorneys general to advance the billionaire media titan’s environmental agenda, according to a report on Tuesday.
Bloomberg Philanthropies in 2017 gave $5.6 million to New York University School of Law’s Environment and Energy State Impact Center to provide lawyers who focus on environmental and climate change lawsuits to the state AG offices, Fox News reported.
The program is coming under scrutiny now that Bloomberg is a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.
“This is a fundamental question of ethics and who’s running our government,” West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, a Republican, told Fox News. “When you actually get to place someone in under a specific agenda and then pay them and they’re within the office, that starts to call into question whether there are multiple masters within an attorney general office.”…