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“I am amused with [Democrats'] comments about obstructionism. I wish we had been able to obstruct more...if I would have had enough votes to stop them, I would have.”
Senator Mitch McConnell, on the 111th Congress, 2010
nytimes.com/2010/08/15/us/…
"The two forces that characterized Mr. McConnell’s career, obstruction and increasing the power of corporate money in our democracy, have worked hand in hand to diminish the Senate and paralyze American politics."
nytimes.com/2019/02/18/opi…
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McConnell spends two days hiding from new demands to end shutdown shareblue.com/mitch-mcconnel…
Mitch McConnell begins to feel the heat for government shutdown at home salon.com/2019/01/17/mit… #WhereIsMitch #McConnellShutdown
It's Day 27 of the shutdown, and McConnell is mounting a futile effort to codify Hyde thinkprogress.org/day-27-of-shut… via @thinkprogress
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9 of 15 Federal depts are affected by the GOP-owned #governmentshutdown. As of yesterday, it has cost our economy $3.6 billion. Soon, this economic damage will surpass the figure Trump demands to fund “his” border wall.

That’s how little he cares about our country #TraitorTrump
Good article for a visual breakdown of the effects of this thoroughly unnecessary, ego-driven, GOP-owned #govermentshutdown here: vox.com/policy-and-pol…
Did I mention it’s the #GOPowned #GovernmentShutdown??? We need to get that trending ASAP for ALL the things the GOP is responsible for. Trump wants the wall, but McConnell ALLOWS a shutdown when he could easily STOP it.

NO ONE has done more damage to our country than McConnell.
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