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Thu Jul 25, 2019, 12:55 PM

McConnell blocks two election security bills. Headline dated for today (7-25-19)

This is what we are up against after Mueller's testimony yesterday.


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blocked two election security measures on Thursday, arguing Democrats are trying to give themselves a "political benefit."

The move comes a day after former special counsel Robert Mueller warned about election meddling in 2020, saying Russia was laying the groundwork to interfere in the 2020 election "as we sit here."

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) had tried to get consent Thursday to pass a House bill that requires the use of paper ballots and includes funding for the Election Assistance Commission. It passed the House 225-184 with Republican voting for it.

But McConnell objected, saying Schumer was trying to pass “partisan legislation.”

“Clearly this request is not a serious effort to make a law. Clearly something so partisan that it only received one single solitary Republican vote in the House is not going to travel through the Senate by unanimous consent,” McConnell said.


More at link:https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/454742-mcconnell-blocks-two-election-security-bills|

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Niagara Jul 2019 OP
elleng Jul 2019 #1
Niagara Jul 2019 #2
Bettie Jul 2019 #3
William Seger Jul 2019 #5
emmaverybo Jul 2019 #4

Response to Niagara (Original post)

Thu Jul 25, 2019, 12:56 PM

1. Dems REALLY should make noise about this.

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Response to elleng (Reply #1)

Thu Jul 25, 2019, 01:04 PM

2. I hope so

I also hope that Kentucky residents are paying attention. It's time to show this guy the door.

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Response to Niagara (Original post)

Thu Jul 25, 2019, 01:13 PM

3. Dems should be shouting from the rooftops

"Mitch McConnell states that he doesn't want secure, honest elections!".

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Response to Bettie (Reply #3)

Fri Jul 26, 2019, 02:08 PM

5. "McConnell: Secure, honest elections would be 'political benefit' to Dems"

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Response to Niagara (Original post)

Thu Jul 25, 2019, 01:55 PM

4. The gall. Get a benefit? Our illegitimate prez has said he'd gladly avail himself of foreign help.

And we know he has done so. The Mueller report, conducted under the authority of our government’s DOJ, spells out that Russia attacked our election process to benefit Trump.

The House needs to hold pressers, go on tv, whatever and wherever, to reiterate the message
Mueller delivered yesterday.

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