Congressman Moves For Citibank To Lose $700B Contract Over Anti-Gun Stance

Congressman Moves For Citibank To Lose $700B Contract Over Anti-Gun Stance

Washington, DC – A contingent of Republican congressmen are calling for the termination of Citibank’s $700 billion contract for a federal credit card program as a result of the company’s new gun policies. Sixteen Republican members of Congress have asked the General Services Administration (GSA) to re-evaluate the contract awarded to Citibank for SmartPay 3 because of the bank’s “anti-Second Amendment policies.” On March 22, Citibank announced new restrictions on how and when its corporate clients could sell guns, CNN reported. The company has banned its clients from selling guns to people under the age of 21, forced them to require background checks for all firearm purchases, and prohibited them from selling "high-capacity magazines" and bump stocks, according to CNN. Citibank has not specified what constituted a "high-capacity" magazine and has not responded to requests for clarification, The Washington Free Beacon reported. Nor did Citibank respond to questions about […]

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