McConnell Laughs When Confronted on Covid Inaction during Debate

Mitch McConnell laughed when confronted over his persistent refusal to pass additional coronavirus relief
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In a televised debate with his Democratic opponent Amy McGrath late Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laughed when confronted over his persistent refusal to pass additional coronavirus relief as pandemic-induced mass layoffs continue, hunger grows, and millions face the possibility of imminent eviction.

"The House passed a bill in May," said McGrath, referring to the $3.4 trillion HEROES Act that the Kentucky Republican has dismissed and blocked from receiving a vote in the Senate. "The Senate went on vacation."

"You just don't do that," McGrath continued as McConnell laughed. "You negotiate. Senator, it is a national crisis. You knew that the coronavirus wasn't going to end at the end of July. We knew this."

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