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Thursday, 08 July 2021 22:46

Toyota Halting Contributions to U.S. Lawmakers Who Opposed Biden Certification

Written by David Shepardson, Reuters

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Toyota Motor Corp’s political action committee will halt donations to U.S. members of Congress who voted against President Joe Biden’s election certification in January, the company said July 8.

The largest Japanese automaker has faced harsh criticism for donations to some lawmakers---members of then-President Donald Trump’s Republican Party---who voted against certification of Biden’s win in some U.S. states.

 

“We are actively listening to our stakeholders and, at this time, have decided to stop contributing to those members of Congress who contested the certification of certain states in the 2020 election,” the company said.

 

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