When Christmas comes around this year, Republican legislators will make sure that their dark money and corporate lobbyists are appropriately rewarded by way of their newly passed Republican Tax Plan. The GOP pushed through a tax plan to end the year and with it, they ushered in a whole new era of special interests controlling what happens in Washington D.C. While it is true that America is more divided than ever before, there is still hope in that some people are fighting to make their voices heard. End Citizens United is a political action committee that has been single-minded in their pursuit of giving power back to the people and bringing equality back to the United States government.
End Citizens United was founded with the sole intention of making sure that the average, everyday, American voter can count on their vote being heard in Washington D.C. More specifically, End Citizens United was founded to fight back against the disastrous 2010 Supreme Court case that revolved around the conservative group, Citizens United. Citizens United can personally be thanked for giving massive amounts of power to corporate lobbyists and dark money advocates. Citizens United argued before the Supreme Court that corporations were people and that their donations were an extension of their freedom of speech. Now, seven years later, that momentous decision has helped pave the way for the newly passed GOP tax bill and for that reason, End Citizens United got involved.
Tiffany Muller is the president at End Citizens United and she has been incredibly vocal about just how dangerous the Republican tax scam really is. Muller says, “Just in time for the holidays, Republicans have delivered a gift-wrapped bill to their mega-donors.” Of course, Muller is pointing out specifically how bountiful this new tax plan is for the upper 1% of the country. That also means, of course, that the new tax plan is an absolute disaster for middle-class Americans all around the country. Muller goes on to explain, “Make no mistake, this bill is going to hurt middle-class families, the backbone of America.”
The Republican party has been desperate to get some form of meaningful legislation passed in order to put a trophy on the mantle of President Donald Trump’s epic failure of a presidency so far. The GOP has been willing to put their pride above the will of the people by passing a historically unpopular tax reform plan on behalf of a historically unpopular President. End Citizens United is ensuring that voters don’t forget who was involved in these rash of terrible decisions and they are using their sizable outreach to help mobilize voters ahead of the upcoming 2018 congressional election races.
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