Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell weighed-in on the recent rash of incidents involving anti-Kavanaugh protesters accosting GOP legislators Wednesday, saying there’s “no chance” these people are going to “scare us out of doing our duty.”
McConnell was addressing his colleagues from the Senate Floor when he “made it clear” that his members won’t be intimidated at “airports and their homes.”
Senate Majority Leader McConnell on protesters:
"There is no chance in the world they’re going to scare us out of doing our duty. I don’t care how many members they chase, how many people they harass here in the halls … we will not be intimated by these people." pic.twitter.com/aIpUKzB1PQ
— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 3, 2018
“I want to make it clear to these people who are chasing my members around the halls here, or harassing them at the airport, or going to their homes; we’re not going to be intimated by these people,” said McConnell.
“There is no chance in the world they’re going to scare us out of doing our duty. I don’t care how many members they chase, how many people they harass here in the halls … we will not be intimated by these people,” he added.
MITCH SPEAKS: McConnell Mocks NY Times Over Kavanaugh ‘Ice Throwing Bombshell’
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unloaded on the New York Times Tuesday over their recent “bombshell” that detailed an incident involving Judge Brett Kavanaugh throwing ice in a bar “in the mid 1980s.”
McConnell was speaking from the Senate Floor this week when he called-out the national newspaper over its coverage of the potential Supreme Court Justice.
LOL: Mitch McConnell gets SAVAGE:
"Last night the New York Times unleashed this major story. Get this! Judge Kavanaugh may have been accused of throwing some ice across a college bar in the mid 1980s. Talk about a bombshell!" pic.twitter.com/9NbiEdYNOg
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) October 2, 2018
“Last night the New York Times unleashed this major story. Get this! Judge Kavanaugh may have been accused of throwing some ice across a college bar in the mid 1980s. Talk about a bombshell!” mocked McConnell.
Watch McConnell’s speech above.
McCONNELL: Trump’s Presidency Has Been ‘My Best Years in the Senate’
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly praised President Trump Friday, saying Trump’s tenure in office has been the best “year-and-a half in my time in the Senate” from his entire 34-year career.
McConnell was speaking at Value Voter summit in the nation’s capital when he thanked President Trump for moving the country in the right direction.
“I’m now in the 34th year in the Senate, hard to believe,” McConnell said. “This has been, if you want America to be a right of center nation, this last year-and-a-half has been the best year-and-a-half in my time in the Senate.”
“And, the reason you should know that, is look how angry the Left is. The angrier they get, the better we are doing,” he added.
“You’ve watched the fight, you’ve watched the tactics,” McConnell said. “But here is what I want to tell you, in the very near future Judge Kavanaugh will be on the United States Supreme Court.”