Stacey Abrams to blame for costing Georgia $100 million in lost All-Star Game revenue: Rand Paul

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Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has urged people not to boycott Georgia, but Sen. Rand Paul says she and other Democrats are squarely to blame for Major League Baseball’s decision to pull the All-Star Game out of Atlanta.

The founder of Fair Fight, Ms. Abrams led the charge against Senate Bill 202, the Georgia election law that requires identification for absentee ballots, expands early voting and bans electioneering within 150 feet of polling entrances, calling it “Jim Crow 2.0.”

“There’s all these people who are woke, but now even the woke like Stacey Abrams, are starting to see, oh, no what have I unleashed? I just lost my state $100 million in revenue,” said Mr. Paul on Fox’s “The Story.” “Stacey Abrams and the Democrats cost Georgia $100 million in revenue because they complained about something they didn’t read and they said something about it that wasn’t true.”

The Kentucky Republican disputed the “Jim Crow” characterization, noting that Georgia’s law actually adds early voting days and hours.

In a statement last week, Ms. Abrams told supporters “please do not boycott us,” saying that minorities “are also the most likely to be hurt by potential boycotts of Geor... (Read more)



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