Joe Biden wants restaurants to pay better wages…Sam Toia says ‘it’s not as easy as the President makes it sound’

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"We were devastated for 16 months."- Sam Toia, Illinois Restaurant Association president & CEO

President Joe Biden talks to reporters before he boards Air Force One at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, Ky., Wednesday, July 21, 2021, to travel back to Washington after speaking at a CNN town hall in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Illinois Restaurant Association president & CEO Sam Toia joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why President Biden’s plea for restaurants to raise wages to attract workers post-pandemic is not an easy task.

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