Visa's PAC gave politicians $139,000 in March after vowing to pause contributions because of the Capitol insurrection
"It shows what these companies are all about," said Adav Noti, senior director of trial litigation for the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, which advocates for stronger campaign finance regulations. "The corporations seem to feel so pressured to contribute to sitting members that they can't even adhere to the symbolic messages they made" in January. Noti added that he expects other companies will follow Visa's lead and resume political giving sooner rather than later. "If their competitor starts engaging in pay-to-play, they're of course going to do it, too," he said.
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