NEW YORK – Major League Baseball is suspending all political contributions following the invasion of the U.S. Capitol last week by a crowd loyal to President Donald Trump, joining a wave of big business rethinking their efforts to pressure Washington.
“In light of the unprecedented events of the past week on Capitol Hill, the MLB is suspending contributions from its Political Action Committee pending a review of our political contribution policy going forward,” the league said in a statement. released to The Associated Press on Wednesday.
The National Football League has said it will reconsider its donations but has made no commitment to suspend them.
“We are reassessing our political donation policies through the Gridiron PAC,” NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told the AP in a statement on Wednesday.
Following last week’s insurgency by Trump supporters as Congress …
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