Mitch McConnell Was Described As Being “Visibly Livid” By Observers On Senate Floor Over Accusation He’s A “Russian Asset”

He becomes more and more like Trump every day.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is well-known for a few things — his affinity for Donald Trump and all his cruel and unusual policies, his blatant disregard for our environment, and his uncanny resemblance to a turtle. But lately, Mitch has found himself in a strikingly similar position as his hero-in-chief Donald Trump after he revealed to the world that he doesn’t mind Russian interference into our elections. In fact, he welcomes it — ultimately earning himself the befitting nickname of “Moscow Mitch.” And let’s just say, he’s not very happy about it.

The Kentucky Republican Senator took to the Senate floor in what one witness called a “visibly livid” state to express his disdain at everyone who dared to criticize him. (That Trump-esque attitude is really rubbing off on him.)

McConnell has recently found himself under some pretty intense scrutiny after he outright blocked a series of bills aimed at strengthening the security of America’s elections, refusing to even debate a bill that was passed by the House of Representatives meant to provide $600 million in funding to states across the country to upgrade their voting systems.


McConnell’s blatantly treasonous move in the midst of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony as well as the Senate Intelligence Committee’s dire warning Russian election meddling led Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank to publicly label the Republican Senator as a “Russian asset.”

“This doesn’t mean he’s a spy, but neither is it a flip accusation. Russia attacked our country in 2016. It is attacking us today. Its attacks will intensify in 2020. Yet each time we try to raise our defenses to repel the attack, McConnell, the Senate majority leader, blocks us from defending ourselves,” Milbank wrote. “Let’s call this what it is: unpatriotic. The Kentucky Republican is, arguably more than any other American, doing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s bidding.”

Evidently, this really threw a wrench in McConnell’s good mood. So, he channeled his inner Trump once again and took to the Senate floor with a heaping helping of hypocrisy in an attempt to defend himself from Milbank’s accusations and others just like it.

“Among other things, keeping our republic means we can’t let modern-day McCarthyism win,” Mitch stated. “No matter how much they lie, no matter how much they bully, I will not be intimidated.”

“Facts matter. Details matter. History matters. And if our nation is losing its ability to debate public policy without screaming about treason, that really matters,” he proclaimed.

If McConnell wants to scrutinize treason, he need not look any farther than the White House, and possibly a mirror.

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