GM says it supports Build Back Better… and the lobbying campaign to kill it

Judd Legum’s Popular Information reports on the inconsistency between corporate rhetoric in support of the Biden bill and the lobbying in opposition.

So do the companies that have been outspoken about the need for significant climate investments support BBB? Or do they support efforts by the Chamber and the Business Roundtable to kill the legislation?

Perplexingly, GM told Popular Information that the company supports the bill and the efforts to kill it. “General Motors supports the goals of the framework, and, critically, we support the provisions that accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles and establish the U.S. as a global leader in electrification today, and into the future,” the company said.

But GM added that it also supports “the Business Roundtable in their efforts to support sound public policies that promote a thriving U.S. economy and supports the U.S workforce.” 

GM CEO Mary Barra is the incoming president of the Business Roundtable and currently sits on its board. 

GM says it supports Build Back Better… and the lobbying campaign to kill it – by Judd Legum, Tesnim Zekeria, and Rebecca Crosby – Popular Information

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