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Big donors take break after Capitol riot


Source: CNBC, Salvador Rodriguez and Lauren Feiner


Tech companies including Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft announced Monday they are pausing contributions from their political action committees in the wake of the invasion of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday by insurgents incited by President Donald Trump. Companies from other industries have taken a similar stand.


Here are the tech and media companies that have announced plans to pause PACs so far.


Amazon


Amazon late Monday announced it will pause donations from its PAC to lawmakers who voted against the certification of the presidential election results.


“We intend to discuss our concerns directly with those Members we have previously supported and will evaluate their responses as we consider future PAC contributions,” an Amazon spokeswoman said in a statement... Read More