Sen. Whitehouse Fails to Disclose Donor Relationship in Court Filing


The senator has called for increased transparency in such matters in the past.

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

Rhode Island senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D.) filed an amicus brief in court cases where cities and counties in California are suing major energy production companies for damages related to climate change, but did not disclose he had taken political donations from the attorneys who are conducting that litigation.

Currently, persons or agencies that file such briefs aren’t required to make such disclosures.

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