Thu Feb 8, 2024 AT 10:02 AM EST
The House Oversight Committee launched an investigation Wednesday over alleged meetings between climate envoy John Kerry and environmental activists.
Oversight Chair James Comer, R-Ky., sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken asking him to provide unredacted documents and communications related to Kerry’s “collusion with leftist environmental groups,” as well as information on the makeup and payroll of his office.
Comer said Americans deserved to know what Kerry and his staff have promised “in off-the-record meetings with leftist environmental groups.”
Communications reviewed by the committee, Comer said, show groups asking for and receiving consultation from the climate envoy office on “strategic guidance for navigating ‘funding gap[s]’ for climate-related finance action” that could be used to support “possible wealth transfers or insider dealings.”
He is asking for the requested documents to arrive at the committee no later than Feb. 21 and cover the time period from Jan. 20, 2021, to the present. Read Full Story