Senate Democratic leader, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of leading a cover-up for Trump.
Chuck Schumer Calls Out Mitch McConnell for Running A Cover Up For Trump
Schumer said on the Senate floor, “So our leader says let’s move on, it’s over, sort of like Richard Nixon saying let’s move on at the height of the investigation of his wrongdoing. Of course, he wants to move on. He wants to cover up. He wants to silence on one of the most serious issues we face. Whether a foreign power can manipulate our elections, the wellspring of our democracy. If the leader is sincere, then put election security on the floor. Let’s debate it. Put sanctions on Russia on the floor. Let’s debate it. He doesn’t want to move on. He wants to run away. ”
Mitch McConnell has been running a cover up for Trump
Mitch McConnell has been running a Russia cover up for Trump since the 2016 election. It was McConnell who refused to join with Obama in denouncing Russian election interference in the 2016 campaign. The Senate Majority Leader has been downplaying the role of the Russians while getting hundreds of millions of dollars for his state, so it is no surprise that McConnell is now declaring case closed, and telling everyone to move on.
Mitch McConnell has taken over for House Republicans as the leader of the Trump cover-up in Congress. McConnell is moving in lockstep with the White House. Sen. Schumer was right. Mitch McConnell isn’t moving on. He’s running away.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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