Patriotic Millionaires

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Thursday, July 30, 2020
Patriotic Millionaires Chair: We're All in Big Trouble Without Substantial Government Spending
This morning, the US Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on second quarter 2020 US GDP, revealing a 32.9% annualized drop. In response to these appalling numbers, Morris Pearl, former managing director at Blackrock, Inc. and Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires, issued the following...
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Thursday, July 16, 2020
New York Millionaire Challenges Sen. Schumer on His Support for Eliminating SALT Deduction Cap
Earlier this week, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) publicly advocated for the next round of coronavirus legislation to include eliminating the SALT deduction cap put in place by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This cap is one of the few progressive parts of that piece of legislation,...
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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Patriotic Millionaires Mark Tax Day 2020 With Call to Tax the Rich
Today, July 15th, is the deadline for individuals to submit their tax returns to the federal government, also known as Tax Day. To mark the occasion, Morris Pearl, former managing director at Blackrock, Inc., and Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires, issued the following statement: "Tax Day 2020 was...
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
New Campaign to Increase Charitable Giving Launches in Response to COVID Crisis
The Crisis Charitable Commitment (CCC), a new national effort to encourage major foundations, donor-advised funds, and high net-worth individuals to increase their charitable giving in response to the coronavirus crisis, launched today. The CCC establishes a benchmark for the wealthiest individuals...
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Friday, June 26, 2020
Patriotic Millionaires Chair Speaks Out in Support of DC Statehood Vote
Today, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 51, a bill to formally make the District of Columbia the 51st state in the Union. In response to this historic vote, Morris Pearl, former managing director at Blackrock, Inc., and Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires, issued the following...
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Thursday, June 25, 2020
Patriotic Millionaires Endorse First US Senate Candidates And More House Challengers
This afternoon, the Patriotic Millionaires announced their endorsement of two US Senate candidates, and several more challengers running for the US House of Representatives in 2020. Correcting serious disparities in the economy, our justice system, and our political institutions is simply not...
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Thursday, May 07, 2020
Patriotic Millionaires: "Congress Must Pass Legislation Expanding the Definition of Illegal Misconduct By Government Officials"
This afternoon, in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the convictions of the two government officials implicated in "Bridgegate," Morris Pearl, the Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires and a former managing director at BlackRock, Inc., released the following statement: "The Supreme...
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Friday, April 24, 2020
Patriotic Millionaires: Phase 3.5 Bill "Nowhere Near Enough"
This morning, in response to yesterday's House voted to pass the Senate's "phase 3.5" coronavirus relief bill, which allocates additional money for small businesses and public health, but fails to include any funding for states and localities, the Post Office, election security, or additional...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Tax Breaks for the Rich in Coronavirus Relief Bill are "Disgusting"
Today, April 15th, was originally intended to be Tax Day, this year's IRS tax filing deadline. In response to the coronavirus crisis, the IRS decided to give taxpayers more time to file their taxes by moving the deadline back three months. On this once-important day, it is more important than ever...
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Tuesday, April 07, 2020
SCOTUS Decision on Wisconsin Absentee Ballots Is "Disgraceful"
This afternoon, in response to the Supreme Court's decision to block a court order that extended the period to return absentee ballots for today's primary election in the state of Wisconsin, Morris Pearl, the Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires and a former managing director at BlackRock, Inc.,...
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