Tom Steyer: >> I think the people believe the corporations bought democracy. Politicians don’t care about or respect them. Don’t put them first are not working for them but are actually working for the people who have rigged the my name is Tom Styer, I’m running for president.
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Steve Doocy: He is indeed. Is he also a billionaire. He announced yesterday he is officially running for president. Styer has become one of the country’s most visible environmental advocates I have the particulars say his previous career paints a very different picture. What was previous career? With background we have executive editor of climate depot.com and author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Climate Change Marc Morano joins us from D.C. Marc, good morning to you.
Marc Morano: Good morning, Steve. Glad to be here.
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Doocy: Okay. So he made his money with hedge funds, Didn’t he?
Morano: Yes, his group was Farallon Capital. And he’s, according to The New York Times, he was invested in companies from Indonesia, Asia, Australia, and essentially became a billionaire as a fossil fuel magnate. He was for coal before he was against coal. And now he’s using the money he made to a swatch his guilt and go after climate change, which he blames, of course, on that which he built his fortune — coal.
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Doocy: You know, we were Tom and I are rather, Marc and I were talking during the break. And you said that one of the things that is terrified Democrats is the fact that in the past, Mr. Stier has donated a lot to their campaigns. But if he’s running for president, What does that mean, Marc?
Morano: Well, it means one thing, they’re not terrified of him running or winning the presidency. They’re terrified of him spending his hundred million dollars on himself....
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