– Tom Donahue
Of course it isn’t. It exists for one purpose only: cheap labor for America’s business interests.
Wage-fixing is completely illegal under US law, but that is exactly what the US Chamber of Commerce is primarily engaged in.
“As the nation’s largest lobbying group, the US Chamber — which accepts funding from companies like Gap Inc. and Target — is one of Public Citizen’s biggest fish to fry. The Chamber and its affiliates spent close to $104 million on lobbying in 2016, “More than any other corporation or industry association by a whopping margin,” according to the Washington Post and the Center for Responsive Politics.
“This is the premier voice for corporate power in Washington,” Dudis says.