For Immediate Release
Sam Quigley, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-446-0489
Patriotic Millionaire on Republican Opposition to HR 1: “If the Only Way You Think You Can Win is to Rig the Game, then Maybe You Shouldn't be Playing in the First Place”
“Protecting our democracy shouldn't be a partisan issue, but the Republican Party has decided it is unwilling to even consider reform despite virtually all Americans agreeing that our system is broken.”
WASHINGTON - Today, the US House of Representatives voted 234-193 on HR 1, the For the People Act, which includes a wide variety of election and campaign finance-related reforms. This vote came on a virtual party-line split, with every Democrat present voting yes and no support from House Republicans. In response, Morris Pearl, Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires and former managing director at BlackRock, Inc., issued the following statement:
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