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Jul 09, 2015

General Electric Wasn’t Always Threatening to Move to Canada and Europe Without the Ex-Im Bank

General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt, one of the Export-Import Bank’s biggest supporters, hasn’t been shy about using inflammatory rhetoric in order to scare Congress into reauthorizing the bank. He…

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Jul 09, 2015

Freedom Partners Applauds Chairman Ryan and Senator Rubio for Opposition to Attaching Ex-Im Reauthorization to Highway Bill

Arlington, VA — Freedom Partners today applauded House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and Senator Marco Rubio, who announced their opposition to any effort to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank by…

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Jul 08, 2015

Private Financiers Are Already Filling the Ex-Im Bank Void

Arlington, VA — Supporters of the Export-Import Bank warned that many U.S. exports couldn’t survive without the bank. Now, only one week after expiration, private financiers are already stepping in…

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Jul 07, 2015

A Transportation Bill Should Focus On Transportation

Arlington, VA — According to Politico, with only a few weeks remaining until transportation funding expires on July 31, some lawmakers are “pointing to the highway bill as a natural home for reviving…

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Jun 30, 2015

POTUS On Ex-Im Bank: What Changed?

Arlington, VA — With the Export-Import Bank set to expire for the first time in more than 80 years, the White House is shopping around an op-ed in support of reauthorization…

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Jun 26, 2015

Here Come The Cronies: The Ex-Im Bank’s Advisory Committee

Arlington, VA — Congress has left for recess, essentially guaranteeing that the Export-Import Bank’s charter will expire after June 30, and already the bank’s supporters are rolling out their cronies…

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Jun 24, 2015

The Ex-Im Bank’s Charter Will Officially Expire On June 30

Get Ready For The Forecast: Doom And Gloom Arlington, VA — It’s official: the Export-Import Bank’s charter will expire on June 30—but that doesn’t mean it’s going…

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Jun 23, 2015

Happy Anniversary, Ex-Im Bank!

Arlington, VA — Happy anniversary to corruption and cronyism at the Export-Import Bank. Exactly one year ago today, The Wall Street Journal reported that four officials at the bank had been removed…

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Jun 19, 2015

Then and Now: Ex-Im Bank Will (Not) Be Reauthorized

SHOT: Ex-Im Supporters Confident In Reauthorization Just Weeks Ago Ex-Im Chairman Fred Hochberg: “Frankly, We’re Going To Be Reauthorized.” “Frankly, we’re going to be reauthorized; the question will…

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Jun 17, 2015

The Ex-Im Bank’s Climate Of Corruption

Arlington, VA — A number of environmental groups staged a protest outside of the Export-Import Bank this morning in opposition to the bank’s financing of a foreign coal project. The Ex…

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