Trump Protects Coal Power Plant – and a Large Campaign Donor


Despite a high forced outage rate, as well as needing significant repairs, Trump is urging the TVA to keep a coal fired power plant open in Kentucky – perhaps because it buys coal from a large donor to Trump’s campaign?

(From NPR)

In his latest effort to boost the coal business — and in the process help a major supporter — President Trump has called on the Tennessee Valley Authority to, essentially, ignore the advice of its staff and keep a large coal-fired power plant operating.