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Microsoft president Brad Smith candidly confesses politics are pay-to-play in response to criticism over the company’s donations to lawmakers who objected to US election results

Microsoft president Brad Smith defended the company’s political contributions, CNBC reported. Microsoft paused donations amid criticism of its gifts to GOP lawmakers who objected to election results. But Smith said donations are vital for getting invited to events so Microsoft can lobby lawmakers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Microsoft president Brad Smith candidly confesses politics are pay-to-play in response to criticism over the company’s donations to lawmakers who objected to US election results
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Expensify CEO slams corporate America’s response to the Capitol riots: ‘Defending the free market does not mean standing by as people destroy it’

Expensify CEO David Barrett slammed corporate America’s response to the attacks on the US Capitol. Barrett told Insider that defending free markets requires first defending democracy. He also told Protocol most CEOs are “cowards” for refusing to take those stands. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. As more companies […]
Expensify CEO slams corporate America’s response to the Capitol riots: ‘Defending the free market does not mean standing by as people destroy it’
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Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg attacked each other over ‘wine cave’ fundraisers and taking money from mega-rich donors

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Mayor Pete Buttigieg went after each other on campaign-finance issues during Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Los Angeles. The Massachusetts senator attacked the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for raising campaign cash from wealthy donors, in part through private fundraisers. “We made the decision many […]
Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg attacked each other over ‘wine cave’ fundraisers and taking money from mega-rich donors