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McConnell backs away from warning businesses to stay out of politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday backed off his stern warning that companies such as Major League Baseball, Delta and Coca-Cola should stay out of high-profile political fights after they criticized Georgia's new election law."I didn't say that very artfully yesterday. They're certainly entitled to be involved in politics. They are. My principal complaint is they didn't read the darn bill," McConnell
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McConnell backs away from warning businesses to stay out of politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday backed off his stern warning that companies such as Major League Baseball, Delta and Coca-Cola should stay out of high-profile political fights after they criticized Georgia's new election law."I didn't say that very artfully yesterday. They're certainly entitled to be involved in politics. They are. My principal complaint is they didn't read the darn bill," McConnell said Wednesday...

3 days ago|Washington, United States
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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.

3 days ago|Washington, United States
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After warning, McConnell softens posture on corporations' taking political stances

Several companies have condemned the new voting law in Georgia, leading some to withdraw major events from the state.

3 days ago|United States
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McConnell Backs Off Warning to Corporate America

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) backed off his “warning” that businesses should stay away from politics, the Wall Street Journal reports.Said McConnell: “I didn’t say that very artfully yesterday.”He clarified that companies are entitled to be involved in politics: “My principle complaint is, they didn’t read the darn bill… There are many states right now after the new Georgia law, that are much more restrictive than the new Georgia law.”

3 days ago|New York, United States
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McConnell backs off warning that companies should stay away from politics

On Wednesday, at another public appearance in Kentucky, McConnell acknowledged: “I didn’t say that very artfully yesterday.” Companies are entitled to be...

3 days ago|United States
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McConnell Walks Back Call For Businesses To ‘Stay Out’ Of Politics

‘I didn’t say that very artfully yesterday. They are certainly entitled to be in politics,’ the Senate GOP leader said Wednesday.

4 days ago|United States
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Mitch McConnell pulls back on warning for corporations to stay out of politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he didn't speak "very artfully" on Tuesday.

3 days ago|Louisville, United States
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Sen. McConnell Backs Off Warning to Corporate America on Politics

The Republican Senate leader has criticized companies for speaking out against Georgia’s voting law.

3 days ago|New York, United States
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McConnell Walks Back ‘Stay Out of Politics’ Warning to Corporations: ‘Didn’t Say That Artfully’

“They’re certainly entitled to be involved in politics. They are. My principal complaint is they didn’t read the darn bill,” the Kentucky senator said on Wednesday.

3 days ago|United States
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McConnell walks back rebuke of corporate action over new Georgia voting law

"They're certainly entitled to be involved in politics," the Senate minority leader clarified.

3 days ago|Washington, United States
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