Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) hammered corporations Monday for getting involved in political fights and engaging in “economic blackmail” to push the Democratic Party’s agenda.
McConnell issued a statement warning corporations of “serious consequences” if they continue to denounce and take action against states such as Georgia for its election reforms. He went on to accuse President Joe Biden and others of lying about the Georgia reforms, and and claimed corporate heads are acting as Democratic puppets.
“We are witnessing a coordinated campaign by powerful and wealthy people to mislead and bully the American people,” McConnell said. “The President has claimed repeatedly that state-level debates over voting procedures are worse than Jim Crow or ‘Jim Crow on steroids.’ Nobody actually believes this. Nobody really thinks this current dispute comes anywhere near the horrific racist brutality of segregation. But there’s an old cynical saying that ‘history is just the set of lies agreed upon.’ And a host of powerful people and institutions