Multiple defense contractors pause political giving following last week's insurrection

By Marjorie Censer / January 12, 2021 at 10:27 AM
Many of the largest defense contractors said this week they have paused their political action committee giving while assessing the insurrection at the Capitol last week. In a statement, Roger Krone, Leidos' chief executive, said the company was "shocked and appalled by the behavior that took place on Capitol Hill last week." "Democracy thrives on passionate debate and different opinions but dies in anarchy and violence," he added. "The actions of this small minority do not represent the majority of...

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