U.S. Chamber president blasts Reid on Disclose Act


“The fact that this assault to the First Amendment is being considered as millions are desperately looking for work is a complete outrage,” he said in prepared remarks. “Despite their best efforts, there is no back room dark enough, no partisan motive strong enough, and no cynicism profound enough to barter away Americans’ freedom of speech.” 

The fate of the bill in the Senate was unclear until Sen. Charles SchumerCharles SchumerSunday shows preview: Scaramucci makes TV debut as new communication chief OPINION | How Democrats stole the nation's lower federal courts OPINION | Hey Dems, Russia won't define 2018, so why not fix your party's problems instead? MORE (D-N.Y.) stripped provisions from it that Republicans said gave preferential treatment to unions over corporations. 

Democratic leaders hope the changes will entice Maine Republican Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan CollinsSusan CollinsSunday shows preview: Scaramucci makes TV debut as new communication chief The GOP Wonder Women who saved healthcare for 22 million Senate heads to new healthcare vote with no clear plan MORE into supporting the bill.