Republicans Target Citibank’s $700 Billion Contract Over ‘Anti-Second Amendment Policies’
A baker can’t refuse to bake a gay wedding cake, but Citibank can refuse to finance gun store purchases? When a company’s mission becomes one to silence free speech, it’s time to silence that company.
Conservatives need to push back hard. Please contact your representatives and the White House to make this stick. Don’t just write a letter asking. Demand they lose the contract!
I have led a letter along with 15 other Members calling on GSA to terminate Citibank’s contract due to their anti-Second Amendment policies. You can read more about it here: https://t.co/TEY1EaAZuG
— Rep. Todd Rokita (@ToddRokita) April 12, 2018
Sixteen Republican congressmen are asking the General Services Administration (GSA) to reevaluate a $700 billion contract with Citibank as a result of the the financial institution’s “anti-Second Amendment policies.”
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The congressmen, led by Indiana Rep. Todd Rokita, sent a letter to GSA Administrator Emily Murphy on Wednesday, asking her to terminate the contract in response to Citibank’s March announcement restricting its clients participation in gun sales.
“In 2017, the General Services Administration (GSA) awarded Citibank a contract of more than $700 billion to partially implement the federal charge card program, SmartPay 3,” the congressmen wrote in the letter, a copy of which was obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.
“Because of Citibank’s new guidelines targeting customers wishing to exercise their legal Second Amendment rights, we urge you to cancel Citibank’s participation in the SmartPay 3 contract, and award it to a company that does not unfairly restrict a customer’s constitutional rights,” it reads. More
GOP Target Citibank’s $700 Billion Contract Over ‘Anti-Second Amendment Policies’
They asked GSA to terminate the contract with Citibank.
These congressmen shouldn’t ASK the GSA to do this, they should TELL the GSA to do it or impeach the director.https://t.co/avLT2HtlwE
— Funkytown (@hotfunkytown) April 13, 2018
Banks that discriminate against customers should be barred from holding government contracts.
— Mike Cernovich 🇺🇸 (@Cernovich) April 12, 2018
Good! Hit them back. Use their tactics against them. Nice! Very nice!
Think about this. What you have here is a business run by individual people who are openly discriminating and… https://t.co/sHWUhPvAT1
— Chip Drewry (@ApostleIslands) April 13, 2018
Karma’s a bitch ain’t it?
— The Gray One… (@silentrunning12) April 13, 2018