Statements about Corporations

Says Gina Raimondo's "venture capital firm secured a secret no-bid contract funded by taxpayers."

Says Mitch McConnell voted "three times for corporate tax breaks that send Kentucky jobs overseas."

"Fox admits they lie" and, under the First Amendment, "have the right to lie or deliberately distort news reports on public airwaves."  

The United States has "the most number of deductions available to corporations" for the corporate income tax.

The United States has "the highest corporate tax rate in the free world."

"Miller Brewing is not a U.S. company any more. Neither is Anheuser-Busch."

"Big Oil gave Scott Brown $454,260."

After merging with Tim Hortons of Canada, Burger King is "not moving. … Our headquarters will remain in Miami" and "(we) will continue to pay all of our federal, state and local U.S. taxes."

"In 1952, the corporate income tax accounted for 33 percent of all federal tax revenue. Today, despite record-breaking profits, corporate taxes bring in less than 9 percent."

Austin mayoral candidate "Mike Martinez takes corporate money."

Says U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst signed a pledge that "protects tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas."

Says Hillary Clinton's health care plan from the 1990s "had a broader provision in favor of corporate right to back out" of providing contraceptive coverage than the one created by the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision.

The Export-Import Bank "doesn’t cost taxpayers anything."

"The average age of the minimum wage worker is 35 years old."

Due to actions by President Barack Obama, "the Burger King national headquarters announced this month that they will be pulling their franchises from our military bases."

"The big Wall Street banks, the big corporations" give "many times more" political donations to Democrats than Republicans.  

"Before Congress, (Tom) Cotton got paid handsomely working for insurance companies and corporate interests."

Says he has engaged in the political process "only in the past decade."

Under Scott Walker, Wisconsin "unemployment's up" from 4.8% to 6.2%  

"Most folks’ wages haven’t gone up in over a decade."  

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