McConnell told CEOs to "stay out of politics" amid a corporate backlash to Georgia's new voting law.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell chastised companies speaking out about Georgia's new voting law, saying they should "stay out of politics.".
McConnell is a regular recipient of corporate donations and by some measures outstrips most other members of Congress.
During a news conference on Monday, he told CEOs to avoid getting embroiled in the debate over the sweeping measures signed into law in Georgia at the end of March.
Many corporations have followed suit, including major companies based in Georgia, like Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, and Home Depot.
"My advice to the corporate CEOs of America is to stay out of politics.
As the Senate minority leader, McConnell maintains an iron grip over the upper chamber's Republicans' voting intentions. »