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Nov 15, 2016

New E-Mails Reveal Ex-Im Bank Cronyism at its Worst

Clinton Allies Manipulated Ex-Im as Slush Fund to Leverage Political Connections and Reward Donors Newly released e-mails in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request reveal an intimate…

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Aug 19, 2016

Freedom Partners Urges Speaker Ryan to Oppose Back-Door Ex-Im Deal

One success in the fight against corporate welfare at the U.S. Export-Import Bank has been the bank’s inability to approve financing deals greater than $10 million. That’s because…

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Jul 20, 2016

Corporate Welfare Spending Alert!

Last week a congressional committee responsible for funding government programs passed an amendment that, if enacted into law, would make it easier for the U.S. Export-Import Bank to authorize billions…

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Apr 21, 2016

Dear Senator Shelby, Thank You for Opposing Corporate Welfare at the Ex-Im Bank

Despite it’s reauthorization last year, the Export-Import Bank still has only two of the three board of directors necessary for a quorum, which means the bank can’t authorize financing…

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Mar 23, 2016

Congress Must Reject Using Aviation Bill to Pass Special Interest Tax Carve Outs

Election years are known in Washington for little legislating and lots of campaigning. As a result, there can be limited opportunities for lobbyists to get their favored projects and handouts passed into…

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Mar 09, 2016

Bernie Sanders is Right About the Ex-Im Bank

It’s not everyday that Freedom Partners agrees with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, but when it comes to the corporate-welfare driven Export-Import Bank, Senator Sanders is right. “Seventy-five…

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Dec 04, 2015

There’s Nothing “Mystifying” About Opposing Special Interests

By: James Davis “Befuddlement.” That was how Politico described a lawmaker’s reaction to why Freedom Partners would advocate so strongly for something that doesn’t impact their bottom line. Here’s…

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Oct 07, 2015

Paul Ryan Isn’t Buying GE’s Ex-Im Claims

In response to General Electric’s announcement that the company will be moving jobs from Wisconsin to Canada due to the expiration of the Export-Import Bank, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan…

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Sep 10, 2015

DOE Sidestepped Proper Review of Solyndra Deal

When the now-infamous solar energy company Solyndra went bust back in 2011, taxpayers were suddenly on the hook for the $535 million dollar loan that the Department of Energy (DOE) had…

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May 14, 2015

Ex-Im is Vital to National Security? Nice Try.

The Ex-Im Bank has a history of giving billions to human rights violators and companies with ties to foreign arms dealers. But the bank’s troubled record didn’t stop 12…

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