Looks like foreign interests abandoned Obama's rail service.
PACs linked to foreign firms inject millions into U.S. elections
Overseas companies have a vigorous lobbying presence in Washington, and many of them played a prominent role in derailing Democratic campaign finance legislation that would have limited their U.S. political activities. The bill, blocked by Senate Republicans, would have classified more multinationals as foreign entities and, in early drafts, could have prevented them from having PACs.
Obama Wants to End Tax Breaks for Companies that Move Jobs Overseas
In the last four years, the president charged, "Republicans in the House voted 11 times to continue rewarding corporations that create jobs and profits overseas -- a policy that costs taxpayers billions of dollars every year" in revenue lost to the U.S. Treasury.
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