TJ Cox recently got the endorsement to run for Congress in the 21st Congressional district of California. Cox got this endorsement from End Citizens United (ECU). Cox has shown his commitment to bring drastic reforms to the rigged system that is currently operating in the halls of Washington. Cox announced that he is not going to accept corporate PAC money to fund his campaign for a slot at Capitol Hill. He has also said that he is going to advocate for accountability and transparency. As a sign of his commitment to bring change in the American political system, Cox said that he will support legislation that makes the lobbyers more accountable.
Such legislation includes the Government by People Act together with the DISCLOSE Act. End Citizens United has been encouraging political candidates running for different positions in the forthcoming mid-term elections to reject funds from corporations and special interest groups. ECU has also identified over 100 candidates who have made the sacred commitment to the course. The president of ECU, Tiffany Muller says that million-dollar donors have dominated the US Capitol Hill for a very long time. He added that big corporations and oil companies have a tight grip over too many legislators in Washington.
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Tiffany said that the status quo in the American political arena is leaving too many American families behind by soiling the system. Tiffany added that Cox is determined to sanitize the rigged system by limiting the influence of million-dollar donors from having too much influence in the halls of Washington. The ECU president said that they look forward to assisting TJ Cox to win the Congressional seat and in the remaining campaign period according to actionnetwork.org. Cox said that the biggest threat to American democracy was the influent of the big corporations and American in companies in the US political system. TJ said that he would not be accepting any funds or donations from the corporate giants who he said would be wanting something in return.
He said that the companies would be waiting for payback from their donation-dependent allies in Congress. Cox said that he was extremely proud to stand with ECU. He added that he accepted the endorsement from end Citizens United with great humility and pride. He said that, if elected, he would work to take back control of the US Congress and reverse the disastrous decision taken by Citizens United. TJ said that he would also work consistently to retain the integrity of the American democracy.
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