McConnell walks back comments warning corporations of ‘consequences’ over Georgia voting bill

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday walked back comments in which he warned corporations of “consequences” for spreading “disinformation” surrounding the new Georgia voting law.

“I didn’t say that very artfully yesterday,” he said at an event on Tuesday. “[Corporations] certainly [are] entitled to be involved in politics. They are. My principal complaint is they didn’t read the darn bill. The president of the United States called the bill a Jim Crow exercise to suppress voter turnout, presumably based on race, because that’s what the Jim Crow allegation is.”

The top Republican on Monday issued a stern statement after liberals and Georgia-based companies spoke out
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