'Vote Him Out': Mitch McConnell Confronted by Protestors in Kentucky - Without Secretary Chao to Defend Him
When your own constituents protest your existence on a quiet Saturday morning, you know there's a problem. Enter: Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from Kentucky.
A large rally was held in downtown Louisville, Ky. on Saturday morning to protest ICE. The Courier Journal reported that McConnell was a no-show and at the demonstration and issued no statements or comments in response.
Later in the day, McConnell was leaving dinner at Bristol Bar & Grille in Louisville when protesters stormed his car.
A group of Louisville residents, including several @DemSocialists members, had a message for Mitch McConnell as he… https://t.co/j3up1nH3op— Louisville DSA 🌹 (@Louisville DSA 🌹)1530990183.0
The resistance is on to Mitch McConnell in Kentucky. The Turtle of the Senate has been met with protesters twice in… https://t.co/AJ23rRZ2lN— Muckmaker™ (@Muckmaker™)1531012732.0
Heard among the chants were: "Where are the babies, Mitch?," "Abolish ICE," "We know where you live," and "Vote him out."
A few weeks earlier, a similar incident occurred in Washington, D.C. involving McConnell.