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WATCH: Biden defends organizations boycotting Georgia, says “it is reassuring to see that for-profit operations and businesses are speaking up”

by Paul Goldberg
WATCH: Biden defends organizations boycotting Georgia, says "it is reassuring to see that for-profit operations and businesses are speaking up"


President Biden was asked Wednesday “Mr. President, do you think the Masters golf tournament should be moved out of Georgia?”

“I think that’s up to the Masters,” Biden replied. “Look, you know, it is reassuring to see that for-profit operations and businesses are speaking up about how these new Jim Crow laws are just antithetical to who we are.”

“There’s another side to it, too,” he continued. “The other side to it too is: When they, in fact, move out of Georgia, the people who need the help the most — people who are making hourly wages — sometimes get hurt the most.”

“I think it’s a very tough decision for a corporation to make or a group to make, but I respect it when they make that judgment, and I support whatever judgment they make. But it’s — the best way to deal with this is for Georgia and other states to smarten up. Stop it. Stop it. It’s about getting people to vote,” he added.

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