Biden Administration Weaponizes the DOJ for the Green Agenda

Biden Administration Weaponizes the DOJ for the Green Agenda

June 1, 2023

This week the Biden Administration announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is suing West Virginia coal companies that just so happen to have ties to Governor Jim Justice (R-WV) and his family. Which is convenient considering Justice is challenging Senator Joe Manchin for his seat next fall. And currently, Justice is favored by over 20 points. 

The Washington Examiner reports,

“The Justice Department announced Wednesday it is suing the son of Gov. Jim Justice (R-WV) and 13 coal companies he owns to collect “unpaid civil penalties,” according to records assessed by the Department of the Interior.

The suit comes as Justice, who is popular among West Virginia voters, announced last month he will challenge Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), who is often the swing vote on key legislation in Congress. Attorneys for the DOJ’s Environment and Natural Resources Division filed the 128-page suit against James C. Justice III and 13 coal companies he owns and operates for what the division alleged is “over 130 violations of federal law” that posed health and safety risks to the public and environment.”

Power The Future Founder and Executive Director Daniel Turner calls out the Biden Administration for their double standard,

“It’s not enough that Joe Biden declared a war on coal, but he now he’s also weaponized his administration to go after political opponents all in the name of the green agenda. Make no mistake, if Governor Justice owned a wind farm that killed thousands of bald eagles, Joe Biden would gladly look the other way. Joe Biden continues to use West Virginia as a political football in his fight against fossil fuels and hurting the hard-working people of The Mountain State.”