Lobbyists for Amazon, Apple, and other Big Tech companies are bundling six-figure donations for the DCCC and DSCC as Democratic leaders delay antitrust votes.
Amazon donated $1.7 million to the group last year as it faced allegations of illegal anti-union work.
Senators invested in tech stocks like Amazon, Apple, and Google may soon be voting on antitrust bills introduced in the Senate that would impact their portfolios.
So far this year, Paul Pelosi has purchased stock in companies including Tesla, Walt Disney, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon.
Last week, the House Judiciary Committee approved a sweeping package of antitrust bills, one overcoming opposition from Democrats hailing from tech industry-heavy California.
Dozens of companies in the Business Roundtable lobbying group have paid no federal income tax in recent years while claiming to lead on "inclusive prosperity."
Copyright, Truthout.org. Reprinted with permission. Click here to support Truthout. Martin Levitt — who renounced his 20-year career as an anti-union consultant to write a landmark memoir, Confessions of a Union Buster, in the early 1990s — famously said that union busting is a “dirty business” which is “populated by bullies