Business faces tricky path navigating post-Trump politics

  • FILE - In this April 5, 2021, file photo Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens to a reporter's question during a news conference at a COVID-19 vaccination site in Lexington, Ky. For decades the GOP and business have shared common ground, especially with their mutual belief in low taxes and the need to repeal regulations. But the relationship has come under increasing pressure as companies take cultural stands and other interests diverge. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

  • This Aug. 5 ,2020, file photo shows One Times Square, center, in New York's Times Square. For decades the GOP and business have shared common ground, especially with their mutual belief in low taxes and the need to repeal regulations. But the relationship has come under increasing pressure as companies take cultural stands and other interests diverge. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

  • FILE - In this April 7, 2021, file photo Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington. Raimondo estimates she has talked to more than 50 business leaders about the $2.3 trillion infrastructure package that includes corporate tax increases, She is encouraging companies to focus on the entire package instead of the tax increases. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

WASHINGTON — For more than a half-century, the voice emerging from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s monolithic, Beaux Arts-styled building near the White House was predictable: It was the embodiment of American business and, more specifically, a shared set of interests with the Republican Party.