January 11 According to a U.S. media report on the 10th, after the riots in the U.S. Congress, many large U.S. companies have decided to suspend political contributions to Republican lawmakers who oppose the confirmation of electoral college votes in the joint session of Congress.
CNN reported that many large companies, including Citigroup, Marriott and BlueCross BlueShield, a medical insurance company, have made decisions, and more companies will join.
The report pointed out that in the meeting on the 6th, a total of 147 Republicans voted against confirming the electoral college vote, including Senators Josh Hawley, Ted Cruz and others.
BlueCross BlueShield said that political contributions must be given to those who support their values and goals, so it will stop providing financial support to 147 people who oppose the electoral college vote.
Marriott said it would suspend PAC donations to MPs who oppose the electoral college vote.”
There has been an attempt by the U.S. Congress to undermine legitimate and fair elections, which we have taken into account and suspended donations to those people from our PACs. Marriott’s statement read.
Citigroup made a similar statement and condemned parliamentarians who did not respect the rule of law.
CNN pointed out that since the congressional conflict, many American companies and business leaders have condemned the violence, and even called on Pence to remove the president by the 25th Amendment to the Constitution.
Meanwhile, House Speaker Pelosi said that the impeachment bill would be submitted to the Senate, accusing Trump of inciting his supporters to launch riots in the Capitol.