Donald Trump has spent his first days as president signing executive orders, taking authority from the Congress and pushing through agendas of the Republican Party.
In his latest round, Trump signed off to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.
Upon signing the executive order, Trump said : “It’s subject to a renegotiation of terms by us. And if they like we’ll see if we can get that pipeline built. Lot of jobs, 28,000 jobs, great construction jobs.”
However, Trump has a personal interest in DAPL, having invested over $1 million in DAPL and currently owns stock in the $3.8 billion project.
According to Trump’s financial disclosure, he owns between $15,000 and $50,000 in stock in Energy Transfer Partners (ETP). Prior to 2016, Trump had as much as $500,000 to a millionThis post was originally published on this site