Bernie Sanders Calls on Mitch McConnell to End Obstructionism

Sanders lashed out at the Senate Majority Leader in his home state of Kentucky.

  • Published 27 August 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders branded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as an obstructionist for blocking Democratic efforts to reduce gun violence, bolster election security and raise the federal minimum wage. In a speech to cheering supporters in Louisville, Sanders challenged McConnell in his home state to “have the guts” to debate those bills. Accusing McConnell of defending the interests of wealthy campaign donors, Sanders also challenged his Kentucky colleague to… Read at AP News