This week, failed candidate for governor, New Jersey multi-millionaire Greg Gianoforte refused to support a constitutional amendment overturning Citizens United and taking corporate and special interest money out of politics.
“New Jersey multimillionaire Greg Gianforte will continue to fight for corporate money in elections,” said Nancy Keenan, Executive Director of the Montana Democratic Party. “As Montanans fight to overturn Citizens United, Gianforte is funding the groups that believe corporations are people. We need a voice in the U.S. House that wants less money in politics, not more.
- Gianforte funded the very organization behind Citizens United
- Gianforte’s own spokesperson is a registered lobbyist
- Gianforte donates thousands of dollars to dark money groups
- Gianforte is listed as a “substantial contributor to Citizens United’s lawyer James Bopp.