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SPLC Action Fund Calls on Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and Other Donors to Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks to Halt Contributions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The SPLC Action Fund is calling on Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and all of the other corporations that have donated to Rep. Mo Brooks to halt any further contributions because of his role in last week’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, and demand that he return all of their 2019-2020 donations. 

Margaret Huang, president and CEO of the SPLC Action Fund, issued the following statement:

“Rep. Mo Brooks helped to directly incite last week’s coup attempt and continues to undermine our democracy with baseless lies about a stolen election. Any companies that continue to provide him with financial support are giving tacit backing to insurrection and treason. As such, we are calling on all of his corporate contributors -- including Northrop Grumman and other high-profile companies -- to immediately stop all future contributions and demand refunds on their 2019-2020 donations. 

“The reason for the companies to act couldn’t be clearer -- or more urgent. Rep. Brooks has endangered the future of our democracy by spreading baseless lies about election fraud as part of an effort to overturn the 2020 election. Not only was he the first member of Congress to say publicly that he would object to the certification of the electoral votes for President-elect Biden, but last week, he used inflammatory rhetoric to incite a rebellion at the U.S. Capitol that left five people dead and many injured. Even in the wake of this rampant destruction, Rep. Brooks defended his speech to the rioters, accepted no responsibility for his actions, and continued to spread those same falsehoods.

“As more information comes to light, the SPLC Action Fund will further demand corporate accountability against other members of Congress like Rep. Brooks. The leaders of corporate America, like all people of conscience, need to use every possible tool available to squash the growing attempt to undermine our democratic system by inciting the threat of insurrection. Companies hold enormous leverage in this respect -- without funding, politicians like Mo Brooks are virtually powerless. Already, many businesses have stepped up to stop contributions to insurrectionists holding public office. Now, donors to Rep. Brooks need to do the same. The fate of our country depends on it.”

Below is a full list of corporations and trade groups that gave an aggregate of $1,000 or more to Rep. Brooks from 2019 to 2020 according to the Federal Election Commission. 

American Society of Anesthesiologists Political Action Committee
Lockheed Martin Corporation Employees' Political Action Committee
Boeing Company Political Action Committee, The
Alabama Power Co Employees Federal Political Action Cmte (Apc Employees Federal PAC)
Employees of Northrop Grumman Corporation PAC
Southeast Cotton Committee (SECC) Southern Cottongrowers Inc/SE Cotton Ginners Assn
National Beer Wholesalers Association Political Action Committee
Regions Financial Corporation Political Action Committee
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC/PAC)
Poarch Band of Creek Indians
Nucor Corporation Political Action Committee
Torch Technologies Inc Political Action Committee
Associated Builders and Contractors Inc
Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Pac
Balch and Bingham LLP Federal Political Committee
National Apartment Association Political Action Committee
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Political Action Committee
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama PAC
National Automobile Dealers Association Political Action Committee
Radiance Technologies Inc. Political Action Committee
Jacobs Good Government Fund of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Blue Origin LLC Political Action Committee (Blue Origin PAC)
National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Political Action Comm
National Association of Realtors
Westrock Political Action Committee
Bae Systems Inc. Political Action Committee (Bae Systems USA PAC)
Toyota Motor North America Inc PAC Aka Toyota/Lexus PAC
Comcast Corporation & Nbcuniversal Political Action Committee - Federal
Austal Usa LLC Federal PAC
National Council of Textile Organizations Inc Political Action Committee
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Political Action Committee (Asrc Pac)
General Electric Company Political Action Committee (Gepac)
Publix Super Markets, Inc. Associates Political Action Committee
Aerojet & Gencorp PAC
Perspecta Inc. Political Action Committee (a.k.a. 'perspecta Pac')
American College of Cardiology Political Action Committee
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Llp Federal Political Action Committee
Centrus Energy Corp. Pac
Independent Community Bankers of America Political Action Committee
Science Applications International Corporation Voluntary Political Action Committee
National Association of Realtors Political Action Committee
Hexcel Corporation Political Action Committee
3m Company PAC
National Cotton Council of America Committee for the Advancement of Cotton
Huntington Ingalls Industries Political Action Committee (Shippac)
Committee for/adv of Se Cotton (Casc) Southern Cottongrowers Inc/se Cotton Ginners Assn
Action Committee For Rural Electrification. (Acre) National Rural Electric Cooperative
Raytheon Company Political Action Committee
Allied Pilots Association Political Action Committee
Fraternity & Sorority Political Action Committee
American Dental Association Political Action Committee
Bwx Technologies, Inc Political Action Committee
Hogan Lovells Political Action Committee
National Rifle Association of America Political Victory Fund
Jm Family Enterprises, Inc. PAC
Kbr, Inc. PAC
Saic, Inc. Voluntary Political Action Committee
Aflac Pac
Drs Technologies Inc. Good Government Fund
Fluor Corporation Political Action Committee (Fluor PAC)
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc PAC
Karem Aircraft Inc. Federal PAC
Peopletec, Inc. Political Action Committee (Peopletec PAC)