Friday, July 17, 2009

American Conservative Union Accused of Shaking Down FedEx, Cutting Deal With Rival

Posted By on Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 4:16 PM

caf9/1247865716-acu_fulllogo.gif“The American Conservative Union asked FedEx for a check for $2 million to $3 million in return for the group’s support in a bitter legislative dispute, then the group’s chairman flipped and sided with UPS after FedEx refused to pay.” .So goes one of those “stranger than fiction” accounts — this one from the Politico.com website. It concerns a congressional mano-a-mano between FedEx and arch-rival UPS over whether FedEx truck routes should be considered under different and more stringent federal regulations regarding union recognition than apply to its airline routes.

Here's the Politico story: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0709/25072.html#ixzz0LYKQ5HMYhttp://www.politico.com/
news/stories/0709/25072.html

Here's the ACU reply:
http://www.conservative.org/pressroom/2008/StatementfromACU.asp

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