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Oct 09, 2015

There’s Nothing Free-Market About Corporate Welfare

Arlington, VA — On Friday morning, Rep. Stephen Fincher filed a discharge petition in order to bring an Export-Import Bank reauthorization bill to the House floor. The Ex-Im Bank provides billions…

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Oct 07, 2015

Freedom Partners Joins Coalition to Stop Ex-Im Revival

Arlington, VA — Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce today joined 39 organizations urging Congress to oppose efforts to revive the Export-Import Bank, particularly efforts that “subvert the normal committee process.” The coalition…

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Sep 30, 2015

President Obama’s Ex-Im Flip-Flop is Hard to Explain

Arlington, VA — With President Obama having called the Export-Import Bank “little more than a fund for corporate welfare” in 2008, we find it a little “hard to explain” why the president…

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Sep 16, 2015

CORRECTION: GE Not Moving 500 Jobs Overseas

Arlington, VA — General Electric (GE) made headlines Tuesday with the company’s announcement that it would be moving “around 500 U.S. jobs overseas. . . a decision the company said was prompted by…

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Aug 31, 2015

Ex-Im Beneficiaries Taking Desperate Measures

Arlington, VA — According to Politico, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) “has decided stop all donations to Republican candidates this fall while it focuses on getting the Export-Import Bank reauthorized.” Not…

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Jul 30, 2015

Boeing’s Double Talk on Ex-Im: Impact of the Bank’s Expiration Depends on the Audience

Arlington, VA — Boeing’s position on the Export-Import Bank really depends on who’s listening. When they’re talking to Washington lawmakers, Boeing is nervous that without the bank it might…

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Jul 24, 2015

Don’t Attach Corporate Welfare to the Highway Bill

Arlington, VA — The United States Senate has announced that it will consider an amendment to the transportation bill that, if passed, would reauthorize the now-expired Export-Import Bank, which has become…

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Jul 23, 2015

New Boeing CEO: We’ll Be Fine Without the Ex-Im Bank

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg explained during a conference call Wednesday that the aerospace company he oversees will be perfectly fine without the Export-Import Bank because of how many “credit sources [are…

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Jul 17, 2015

Wanted: Export-Import Bank-backed Drug Lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán

Escaped Drug Kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, Head Of The Sinaloa Cartel, Escaped From Prison This Week. “A notorious Mexican drug kingpin who escaped once before from prison — and spent…

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Jul 15, 2015

Could U.S. Tax Dollars Be Heading to Tehran?

Arlington, VA — On the heels of the President Obama’s deal with Iran, reports have emerged that it could be a boon for Boeing, which has already expressed a desire to do…

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