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President Joe Biden said it is “reassuring” to see corporations like Major League Baseball (MLB) boycott Georgia over its new voter law Tuesday, going on to acknowledge, however, the boycotts often hurt workers the most.
Biden made the comment in response to questions from reporters at the White House on Tuesday. He had previously said he supported the MLB’s decision to move its all-star game out of Atlanta over the new law, which he claims is a new version of “Jim Crow.” He said boycotting is a difficult decision for corporations to make due to the main cost coming at the hands of low-wage workers. Nevertheless, he said he is “reassured” by the MLB’s actions.
“Mr. President, do you think the Masters golf tournament should be moved out of Georgia?” Fox News’ Peter Doocy asked.
“I think that’s up to the Masters. Look, you know, it is reassuring to that for-profit operations and businesses are speaking up about how these new Jim Crow laws are just antithetical to who we are,” Biden said. “The other side to it too is when they in fact move out of Georgia, the people who need the help the most, the people who are making hourly wages sometimes get hurt the most.”
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