February 11, 2012

David Koch Now Gives To The U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

Recently posted financial disclosure reports reveal that David Koch now contributes to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the big business lobbying federation. The disclosure shows that Koch’s foundation gave $100,000 to the Chamber for its “Free Enterprise” public relations campaign in 2010 (view full document here):

Disclosure from the David Koch foundation
In recent years, the Chamber, which represents large companies like Google and Procter & Gamble, has positioned itself as largely a political organization more than a business support group. An executive from the Chamber attended Koch’s secret meeting in 2010, suggesting that the Chamber and Koch have coordinated their electioneering efforts.

Read more about how Koch has flexed his political muscles to demand bailouts and corrupt government here.