Boeing Sets Monthly Political Donation Record as Crash Scandal Swirls
The company doled out $827,000 in political contributions in February, more than its PAC has ever reported donating in a single month, according to a review of FEC records.
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Aerospace and defense giant Boeing broke out its checkbook in a big way last month, as it faced global regulatory scrutiny over a catastrophic airline crash —quickly followed by another this month— that raised concerns about software problems in one of its newest models.
The company doled out $827,000 in political contributions in February, according to a newly filed report with the Federal Election Commission. That’s more than Boeing’s political action committee has ever reported donating in a single month, according to a PAY DIRT review of FEC records.