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Corporations Mum on Stiffing GOP Candidates, but Not Democrats, Who Questioned Election

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31.07.2021

Corporations were silent on why they chose to suspend political contributions to Republicans, but not Democrats who have objected to election results.

More than 15 major United States-based companies that announced they would suspend giving money to members of Congress following the Jan. 6 Capitol riot didn’t respond to requests for comment from Daily Caller News Foundation about their political contribution activity following the 2016 presidential election.

The corporations quickly condemned Republicans lawmakers who voted against certifying the 2020 presidential election earlier this year, but apparently didn’t criticize or punish Democrats who have similarly objected to election results in the past.

“These corporations are doing something very new, and something that could potentially alienate an important base for them,” Craig Holman, a lobbyist at Public Citizen, told The Washington Post in January. “I’ve never heard of this happening before.”

On Jan. 6, nearly 150 Republican lawmakers—eight senators and 139 representatives—objected to the 2020 presidential election results of at least one state, The New York Times reported. Pennsylvania and Arizona received the most........

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