Yesterday, Major League Baseball (MLB) introduced they had been transferring the All-Star sport out of Atlanta.
They didn’t just like the election integrity legal guidelines handed in Georgia.
Biden supported this transfer.
Biden in ESPN interview says he would strongly assist MLB relocating the all-star sport from Atlanta over the Georgia regulation.pic.twitter.com/xGBzsFoD6e
— Christopher Cadelago (@ccadelago) April 1, 2021
Now, GOP lawmakers are threatening MLB’s antitrust exemption.
GOP Rep. Jeff Duncan (SC-R) introduced that he ordered his employees to introduce laws to strip them of their antitrust exception.
In gentle of @MLB‘s stance to undermine election integrity legal guidelines, I’ve instructed my employees to start drafting laws to take away Major League Baseball’s federal antitrust exception.
— Rep. Jeff Duncan (@RepJeffDuncan) April 2, 2021
Other GOP lawmakers have begun throwing their assist behind it.
— Rep. Jeff Duncan (@RepJeffDuncan) April 3, 2021
Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) took to Twitter to take a stand towards the MLB.
He known as for the federal authorities to cease granting particular privileges to sure favored companies.
Why does @MLB nonetheless have antitrust immunity? It’s time for the federal authorities to cease granting particular privileges to particular, favored companies—particularly those who punish their political opponents. https://t.co/k3GIZuGYHB
— Mike Lee (@SenMikeLee) April 2, 2021
GOP Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) adopted up promising to work onerous with Senator Lee to finish MLB’s antitrust immunity.
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) April 2, 2021
Will the GOP rise up towards the Left?
Or is that this simply extra posturing?