How Mitch McConnell Is Destroying the Senate | Opinions | NowThis

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Apr 15, 2019

‘Mitch McConnell is no leader. He is the epitome of unprincipled power.’ — Robert Reich explains how the Senate majority leader is willfully destroying the Senate for partisan gain. » Subscribe to NowThis: In political news, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich is speaking out against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Reich says the top Republican has done much to undermine the functioning of the US government. Reich says while Donald Trump has defiled the White House, McConnell is actively and willfully destroying the Senate. McConnell’s Republican senate blocked 79 Obama judges and famously delayed Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court. McConnell ended the use of the filibuster for SCOTUS appointees, which helped push Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh through. Then he cut debate time for Trump judges.

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