10 Ways Mitch McConnell’s Obstructionism Has (and Will) Hurt Kentuckians

August 25, 2014

This week, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) suggested that if Republicans took control of the Senate in the November elections and he became majority leader, he would increase the use of tactics that could lead to future government shutdowns. He said he would favor spending bills with extensive riders on them that would likely be opposed by the president.  McConnell indicated that he would be perfectly okay with a government shutdown in those circumstances.

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