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Congress: War Profiteering Is Real. We Need To End It.

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Surging stock prices for military contractors gave several CEOs an early payday after Trump's Iran aggression.

Defense Contractors Are Making More Money Than Ever Before
Defense Contractors Are Making More Money Than Ever Before
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The prospect of war with Iran is terrifying.

Experts predict as many as a million people could die if the current tensions lead to a full-blown war. Millions more would become refugees across the Middle East, while working families across the U.S. would bear the brunt of our casualties.

But there is one set of people who stand to benefit from the escalation of the conflict: CEOs of major U.S. military contractors.

 

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