Mitch McConnell equates his ancestors’ slave ownership to Obama’s
Tuesday, 9 July 2019 () WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his family’s history of slave ownership doesn’t change his opposition to reparations. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday that he and former President Barack Obama have opposed reparations, and “both are the descendent of slave owners.” Last month, McConnell said he didn’t think “reparations for something that […]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently spoke out against reparations for descendants of slaves. He said people currently living aren’t responsible for “something that happened 150 years ago.” McConnell said they have been dealing with slavery with civil rights legislation and electing...
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to the media after the Republican Party caucus lunch. According to Reuters, the meeting took place at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. McConnell spoke..