By Timothy P. Carney | 09/17/14 04:38 PM
Export-Import Bank defenders deploy worthless numbers on job creation, bogus profit claims, empty scare tactics about how Boeing will die, and now, spooky stories about significant drops in exports resulting from killing Ex-Im.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/17/14 04:09 PM
In a memo sent this morning to congressional offices and marked "urgent," the group told lawmakers it is withdrawing it's decision to score the bill because it includes language to authorize arming and training Syrian rebels against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/16/14 04:30 PM
Before adjourning, both chambers must pass a stopgap funding bill that includes a provision authorizing President Obama to arm and equip Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/16/14 04:18 PM
If Republicans decide that they really believe in all that free-market talk, and they train their sights on corporate welfare, they'll find a target-rich environment.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/16/14 03:01 PM
"Americans for the ExIm Bank" is now a SuperPAC, having filed documents with the FEC.
By Ashe Schow and Timothy P. Carney | 09/11/14 02:56 PM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the foremost lobbying force for Export-Import Bank, recently posted an article on how crucial the bank is to women-owned businesses.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/10/14 01:29 PM
House Republican leaders have released a proposal to keep funding government through the election. The proposed CR includes a 6-month extension of the Export-Import Bank.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/10/14 07:53 AM
It is hard to justify government involvement in foreign purchases from Boeing when private sources of financing have never been more plentiful.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/09/14 09:41 PM
The bill, which funds the government through Dec. 11, caps annual spending at the 2014 $1.012 trillion level and it includes a provision to extend the Export-Import Bank until 2015.
By Brian Hughes | 09/09/14 02:11 PM
"This is not a controversial position," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest, noting that President Ronald Reagan signed an extension for the Export-Import Bank. "This is a position that is espoused by the Chamber of Commerce."
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/08/14 05:57 PM
With a Sept. 30 fiscal deadline looming and the midterm elections coming in November, the House may take up a bill without adding provisions that are frequently attached to must-pass spending bills, say those familiar with the talks.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/08/14 05:54 PM
Ex-Im expires on September 30. That means it can be killed without having to pass a bill killing it.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/05/14 05:58 PM
Though many Republicans disapprove of the Ex-Im Bank, it may get a short-term reauthorization as lawmakers hit the campaign trail.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/05/14 11:31 AM
Prominent Dutch blogger Stan Veuger argues at The National Interest that while "private gains and socialized losses" are generally undesirable, they are salutary in the world of exports.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/04/14 01:07 PM
Officials of the U.S. Export-Import Bank blew the agency's travel budget by millions of dollars after taking 400 first-class flights over the last three years, according to records obtained under the federal Freedom of Information Act.
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