THE HILL: Chamber of Commerce warns moderate Democrats against voting for reconciliation

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 10:00am

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched a six-figure ad campaign Wednesday pressuring moderate House Democrats to vote down the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package. 

The ads target Reps. Cindy Axne, (Iowa), Angie Craig (Minn.), Antonio Delgado (N.Y.), Josh Harder (Calif.) and Elaine Luria (Va.), urging them to reject Democrats’ party-line spending plan over its proposed tax hikes.  

The corporate lobbying group endorsed all of those House Democrats in the 2020 election. The ad campaign comes after the Chamber sent out a “key vote” letter to lawmakers urging them to reject the reconciliation package or risk losing the group’s endorsement.

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