And that amount is only for the previous quarter. Why does the US Chamber of Commerce hate capitalism and progress? Why do they hate America?
However, on one broad issue considered critical to the Obama administration’s success the Chamber’s anti-regulatory postures created a rift. On the question of how to address climate change, the Chamber has seen a growing number of companies defect. They say the self-proclaimed “voice of business” doesn’t speak for them when it denies global warming and lobbies against climate change legislation.
Early and high-profile departures included Apple Inc., Exelon Corp., Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and the Public Service Company of New Mexico. On Tuesday, Mohawk Fine Paper, a privately-held paper manufacturer based in Cohoes, N.Y., joined them.