first_imgDemocrats are denouncing the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s political advertising campaign this election season for being funded by foreigners.A progressive policy group ThinkProgress has complained, “The Chamber’s anti-American jobs agenda serves not only the profit-seeking of right-wing corporate executives in the United States, but also works to send jobs overseas to outsourcing companies, who are some of the dozens of foreign corporations that pay member dues to the Chamber of Commerce’s 501c(6) account, which is used to fund its political ads.”Think Progress identified several Indian companies and their donations among the chamber’s foreign contributors: InfoSys, Bangalore, India $15,000 KPIT Cummins, Pune, India $7,500 Patni Americas, Mumbai, India $15,000 NIIT Technologies, Delhi, India $15,000 Rolta, Mumbai, India $7,500 SKP Crossborder Consulting, Mumbai, India $7,500 Tata Group, Mumbai, India $15,000 Wipro, Bangalore, India $15,000ThinkProgress said in its report, “Perhaps the Chamber should actually start working toward that goal of creating jobs in America, instead of promoting the offshoring agenda of its foreign sponsors.”  Related Itemslast_img

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