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Sen. Tom Cotton on ‘woke’ CEOs who run to GOP to escape Dem regulation: ‘Best of luck’
Cotton grilled Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen last week over the firing of employees who refused to wear a ‘Pride’ symbo
(FOX Business) Sen. Tom Cotton scolded "woke" CEOs last week who expect Republicans to come to their defense when Democrats want to regulate their industries, telling them, "Best of luck."
Cotton, R-Ark., was discussing the merger between the Kroger and Albertsons grocery chains when he railed against companies inserting themselves in cultural issues. He likened it to tech companies asking for GOP protection from overregulation by Democrats.
"I’ve cautioned them for years that if they silence conservatives and center-right voters… if they discriminate against them in their company, they probably shouldn’t come and ask Republican senators to carry the water for them whenever our Democratic friends want to regulate them or block their mergers…Read the rest