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Wed Sep 4, 2019, 12:18 AM

Moscow Mitch

...McConnell doesn't like "Moscow Mitch"...would "Mass Murder Mitch" be more appropriate?

The Washington Post, 9-3-2019

" How many more names will be added to the list before Mitch McConnell acts on guns? "
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" What if there was a mass shooting in the United States not once or twice or four or six times monthly, but every single day, a big one, the kind that electrifies social media and squats for days on Page 1 — would that be enough to move Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from his insistent inertia on gun safety? Would any volume of bloodshed convince the Kentucky Republican that Congress faces a moral imperative to act? Thirty-eight people were slain in three such shootings in August — in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, as well as West Texas — and still Senate Republicans and President Trump refuse to act. "

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/how-many-more-names-will-be-added-to-the-list-before-mitch-mcconnell-acts-on-guns/2019/09/03/5c111634-ba07-11e9-b3b4-2bb69e8c4e39_story.html
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...people are crying out, lamenting





...do something for God's sake, people are dying...

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Response to myohmy2 (Original post)

Wed Sep 4, 2019, 12:20 AM

1. Moscow Mitch funnelled Russian money through the NRA to his PAC

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Response to Hermit-The-Prog (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 4, 2019, 01:21 AM

2. Moscow Mitch and Kremlin Don the Con both need to be impeached

and removed from office.

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Response to myohmy2 (Original post)

Wed Sep 4, 2019, 01:30 AM

3. Putin's Mitch is an alternative, if he's so offended by Moscow Mitch. n/t

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Response to myohmy2 (Original post)

Wed Sep 4, 2019, 02:32 AM

4. I call him Moscow Massacre Mitch McTreason.

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Response to myohmy2 (Original post)

Wed Sep 4, 2019, 04:26 AM

5. What about the aluminum plant the Russians are putting in Kentucky in return for Moscow Mitch

lifting sanctions?
https://www.google.com/amp/s/theweek.com/speedreads-amp/858887/report-kentucky-aluminum-plant-benefited-from-mcconnellbacked-effort-lift-russian-sanctions
"Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is denying that he knew a project in his home state would benefit from the U.S. ending sanctions against a Russian oligarch.

In January, nearly a dozen Republicans broke away from McConnell and joined Democrats in voting to block the Trump administration from lifting sanctions on companies owned by Oleg Deripaska, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. They didn't reach the 60 votes necessary to advance the resolution, and a few weeks later, the government lifted the sanctions against Deripaska and Rusal, Russia's largest aluminum producer. Three months after that, The Washington Post reports, Rusal announced it was partnering with Braidy Industries on an aluminum-rolling mill in Ashland, Kentucky, with Rusal supplying $200 million in capital for a 40 percent stake in the plant.

The night before the Senate voted on lifting sanctions, Braidy Industries' founder, Craig Bouchard, had dinner in Zurich with Rusal's head of sales. Bouchard told the Post they did not discuss the Senate vote, and Braidy Industries did not tell any government officials that lifting sanctions would be beneficial. Rusal's parent company, EN+, told the Post the Kentucky project had nothing to do with its aggressive lobbying to get sanctions dropped, and McConnell's spokesman, David Popp, said McConnell "was not aware of any potential Russian investor before the vote."

Democratic lawmakers are suspicious of the timing, and have asked the government to review the deal. "It is shocking how blatantly transactional this arrangement looks," Michael McFaul, U.S. ambassador to Russia during the Obama administration, told the Post. Bouchard doesn't see it that way. "You just can't be so picky," he said. "Whoever is going to help us go in and rebuild this place that's been decimated, we just welcome it, with open arms."



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Response to myohmy2 (Original post)

Wed Sep 4, 2019, 05:50 AM

6. Many people say that Putin thinks Moscow Mitch is "appropriate"

So now that the boss has spoken, and "many are saying," that should end the debate among Republican pinkos.

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Response to myohmy2 (Original post)

Wed Sep 4, 2019, 06:05 AM

7. Is there a transcript or recording of what he said to O and Joe Biden at that meeting?

Surely his words as reported indicate treason?

He knew about the russians and threatened to block exposure.

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