After Jan. 6, some corporations vowed to cut donations to politicians involved, but it was soon business as usual again.
The GOP has yet to publicly offer concrete suggestions, signaling to some that they’re uninterested in negotiating.
The GOP-backed bill introduces a series of stringent voter restrictions under the auspices of “election integrity.”
Sanders points out that the GOP’s complaints are spurious as they’ve given corporations tax break after tax break.
The companies have donated tens of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers who sponsored the voter suppression bills.
As budget chairman, Sanders has introduced bills to tax corporations and the wealthy while helping the working class.
Just a month after the Capitol attack, AT&T, Intel and Cigna donated $50,000 total to Republican fundraising committees.
State Chambers of Commerce and other groups have long pushed for limits on lawsuits filed by injured people.
Aides say that pauses on corporate PAC donations means lawmakers won’t oppose progressives as fiercely, WSJ reports.
PAC contributions are just a slice of the total amount businesses spend to support their preferred candidates.