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Arlington, Va. – Americans for Prosperity issued a key vote alert on Friday, urging members of Congress to vote NO on the passage of the Export Finance Agency Act of 2019. This bill would reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, re-opening the door to cronyism and corruption, and forcing taxpayers to subsidize some of the most successful businesses at home and abroad.
AFP Vice President of Economic Opportunity, Russ Latino, issued the following statement:
“This scandal-plagued bank has been a flagship for cronyism, fraud, and abuse for years. The federal government has about as much business running a bank as it does an airline. It’s long past time for Congress to shutter this relic, and get American taxpayers out of the businesses of financing risky transactions for politically connected big businesses and wealthy foreign state-owned firms.”
Through broad-based grassroots outreach, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is driving long-term solutions to the country’s biggest problems. AFP activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit, where people succeed by helping one another. AFP recruits and unites activists in 35 states behind a common goal of advancing policies that will help people improve their lives. For more information, visit www.americansforprosperity.org
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