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Mitch McConnell: Impeachment Push 'Diverted' Government's Attention From Coronavirus

One year ago   |   By The Huffington Post

"Everything every day was all about impeachment,” the Senate majority leader said of the January impeachment trial.
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McConnell claims impeachment ‘diverted the attention' of Trump administration from coronavirus response

McConnell claims impeachment ‘diverted the attention' of Trump administration from coronavirus response

One year ago   |   By The Washington Post

The Senate majority leader sought to blame Democrats, but failed to mention that Trump was downplaying the threat posed by the virus in the U.S. in January.
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McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

One year ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump's impeachment trial distracted the federal government from paying attention to the novel coronavirus as it reached the United States in January.
McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday that the deadly virus "came up while we were tied down on the impeachment trial. And I think it diverted the attention of the government, because everything every day was all about impeachment.''
The Trump administration has been severely criticized for its slow response to the...
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Mitch McConnell Claims Impeachment ‘Diverted the Attention of the Government' from Coronavirus

One year ago   |   By Politicus USA

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has claimed impeachment distracted the federal government from the Coronavirus. The Kentucky Republican suggested the impeachment trial made dealing with the global pandemic more difficult. McConnell spoke to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday and took the opportunity to link impeachment to the pandemic. Hewitt praised Republican Senator Tom...
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