Why Republicans don’t support a minimum-wage hike

Democrats are vowing to make the minimum wage a midterm issue and will start by making a push to raise it once Congress is back in session this month. But Republicans don’t support another increase, which was last raised four years ago to $7.25 an hour. …

So why don’t GOP elected officials support an increase in a wage that when factored out to full-time work equals just $15,000 a year? Aside from ideological/values opposition, the Republican base also does not support it. CONT.

Domenico Montanaro, NBC News