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Populist House Republicans Picking a Fight With US Business Over ‘Woke Capitalism’

  • McCarthy has refused to meet with the US Chamber of Commerce
  • Companies could have ‘hell of a time’ winning back GOP support
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Republicans and their longtime corporate allies are going through a messy breakup as companies’ equality and climate goals run headlong into a GOP movement exploiting social and cultural issues to fire up conservatives.

The ensuing drama will unfold over the next two years in the US House, where the incoming GOP majority plans to pressure companies on immigration, equality and climate-change stances that are now being assailed by key Republicans as “woke capitalism.”