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Lawmaker Says ‘We Don’t Want’ Small Businesses That Can’t Pay $15 Minimum Wage

US Representative Ro Khanna, Democrat of California, speaks during a press conference following a vote in the US House on ending US military involvement in the war in Yemen, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 4, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

BY TOM OZIMEK

The Epoch Times

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) said Sunday that, while he’s “all for” small businesses, those that can’t afford to pay their employees $15 an hour are essentially undesirable.

Khanna made the remarks in an interview on CNN’s “Inside Politics,” in response to a question about how hard it might be for many small businesses to afford increased labor costs, if the federal minimum wage is raised to $15 an hour.

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