Rubio Takes Up Koch Brothers Charge On Export-Import Bank

April 23, 2015 6:11 PM

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There's a growing battle in Washington, especially among Republicans, over the Export-Import Bank, an 80-year-old federal agency that helps to finance American companies in foreign trade. Congress must reauthorize the bank by June 30 or it will shut down.

There's also a growing battle on the 2016 campaign trail for billionaire money. The two collided Thursday, as Republican Sen. Marco Rubio — one of three declared GOP presidential candidates — jumped on a conference call for Americans for Prosperity. The group, which is planning to spend $125 million...

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