Chamber Chief Executive Tom Donohue said in an interview that the GOP has two years to enact “a vigorous program aimed at meeting the needs of the American people” or risk losing their majority. The Chamber wants Congress to act on business priorities such as an immigration overhaul, transportation funding, tax breaks and trade agreements.
And of course immigration is first on their list, with more government spending and big business-friendly financial policies right behind.
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Remember, Senator Bob Corker, Gov. Bill Haslam, and Lt Gov. Ron Ramsey have all recently been floating the idea of raising the gas tax (transportation taxes) ? They said the math just didn't work and something has to give? Well, now you know why. The Chamber of Corporatocracy has spoken...and it shall be done. The Chamber is the Master and the GOP are their servants. This also explains why GOP governors who had previously not started their own state exchanges and expanded Medicare/Medicaid are now doing so. They have their marching orders and they don't answer to the people...that is...not yet anyway.