Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement where they laid out the dark connection between Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, and William Barr.
Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer hammer Mitch McConnell
In a statement provided to PoliticusUSA, Pelosi and Schumer said:
Senator McConnell’s declaration of ‘case closed’ is a stunning act of political cynicism and a brazen violation of the oath we all take. The Special Counsel report laid out eleven instances of the President’s obstruction and left a raft of unanswered questions about coordination between the President’s campaign and Russia. These are not trivial or political questions – they go to the wellspring of our democracy. When a President is allowed to violate the law with impunity, and when a foreign power is allowed to interfere in our elections, it gnaws at the roots of the great oak that is our democracy, and could very well topple it.
On every issue that matters in people’s lives, the Administration and a complicit Republican Senate are waging an unprecedented, unwarranted, unconstitutional and utterly dangerous campaign of stonewalling. Senator McConnell continues to brag about being the ‘grim reaper,’ sending bipartisan House legislation to a Senate legislative graveyard, as the Administration refuses to respect Congress’s constitutional oversight role and provide Congress and the American people with the truth.
There is a dark connection in Washington between Senator McConnell, Attorney General Barr and President Trump: each preventing progress for the people, acting as handmaidens to a special interest agenda that is anti-government, anti-science and against meeting the needs of hard-working families.
Democrats are making Mitch McConnell pay
For the first time, Democrats are connecting Mitch McConnell to Trump and Barr. Sen. Schumer called out McConnell’s cover-up for Trump and Barr on the Senate floor. There is more than a “dark connection” between Trump, McConnell, and Barr. It is a conspiracy by three government officials to protect a criminal president and keep the truth hidden from the American people.
Trump isn’t the only Republican who is helping Putin topple US democracy. It is time to shine a bright light on the activities of Mitch McConnell.
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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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