Trump supports Dakota pipeline – but claims it’s not due to his investment in it

Postcard from a Pigeon

Transition team says that the president-elect’s endorsement of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline ‘has nothing to do with his personal investments’The Oceti Sakowin camp, where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline, in Cannon Ball, North Dakota on 29 November 2016.

The Oceti Sakowin camp, where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline, in Cannon Ball, North Dakota on 29 November 2016. Photograph: David Goldman/AP

Oliver Milman in New York
Donald Trump has said he supports a controversial oil pipeline that runs next to a Native American reservation in North Dakota – a project that the president-elect is personally invested in.
Dakota Access pipeline company and Donald Trump have close financial ties

A briefing from Trump’s transition team said that the real estate magnate supports the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and that his backing “has nothing to do with his personal investments…

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