'An embarrassment and a disgrace': McConnell faces backlash over his excuse for ignoring the 1/6 hearing

'An embarrassment and a disgrace': McConnell faces backlash over his excuse for ignoring the 1/6 hearing
Mitch McConnell, MSNBC

Speaking to a gaggle of reporters this Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked if he watched the House select committee's first hearing in its investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

"Did you watch any of the hearing today?" a reporter asked.

"No, I didn't," McConnell replied.

"Why not?" the reporter asked.

"I was busy doing work," McConnell said. "I serve in the Senate."

But McConnell's critics on Twitter weren't buying that excuse.










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