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Chamber of Commerce says Seattle's new campaign spending law is motivated by politics

KUOW's Kim Malcolm talks with Markham McIntyre, chief of staff for the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.

On Monday, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that bans campaign spending from foreign-influenced corporations. It would apply to companies like Amazon, which gave nearly $1.5 million last year to a PAC run by the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.

Listen to the interview by clicking the play button above.