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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stops in Northern Kentucky

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke at the NKY Chamber of Commerce luncheon. He touched on everything from the war in Ukraine to the raid or former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home. “I always thought we could make bipartisan progress for the country within 40 yards,” McConnell said. new inflation reduction law anything but a hit. “You know that old saying? If you’re in a hole, stop digging. You saw 10 days ago they decided to do a little more, so they passed a $750 billion law, ridiculously labeled the Inflation Reduction Act,” McConnell said. said. McConnell praised the bipartisan work in the administration’s infrastructure agreement bringing positive change to Kentucky. “It looks like we’re going to have a new bridge and it looks like there won’t be a toll,” McConnell said. We caught up with McConnell after lunch where he condemned the recent attacks on the Cincinnati FBI building and the dangerous rhetoric that may have fueled this and future attacks. “I think attacks on law enforcement are completely unacceptable, and I hope that everyone in public life will stand up against the fact that violence is simply not an acceptable way to express our differences. policies,” McConnell said. Differences, he said, should be expressed at the ballot box, the place where the Republican minority leader’s party will fight to stay in power in the fall. McConnell spent much of his time talking about Russia’s war in Ukraine, but he also touched on the devastation in eastern Kentucky. McConnell is planning a second visit to the area, saying he has spoken with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and hopes ordinary citizens can do more to help the people of that area.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke at the NKY Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

He touched on everything from the war in Ukraine to the raid or former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home.

“I always thought we could make bipartisan progress for the country within 40 yards,” McConnell said.

McConnell threw in a football reference when he spoke about the major political issues facing the country today, but McConnell called the president’s new inflation-cutting law anything but a hit.

“You know that old saying? If you’re in a hole, stop digging. You saw 10 days ago they decided to do a little more, so they passed a $750 billion law, ridiculously labeled the Inflation Reduction Act,” McConnell said. said.

McConnell praised the bipartisan work in the administration’s infrastructure agreement bringing positive change to Kentucky.

“It looks like we’re going to have a new bridge and it looks like there won’t be a toll,” McConnell said.

We caught up with McConnell after lunch where he condemned the recent attacks on the Cincinnati FBI building and the dangerous rhetoric that may have fueled this and future attacks.

“I think attacks on law enforcement are totally unacceptable, and I hope everyone in public life will push back against this violence is simply not an acceptable way to express our political differences,” he said. McConnell said.

Differences, he said, should be expressed at the ballot box, the place where the Republican minority leader’s party will fight to stay in power in the fall.

McConnell spent much of his time talking about Russia’s war in Ukraine, but he also touched on the devastation in eastern Kentucky.

McConnell is planning a second visit to the area, saying he has spoken with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and hopes ordinary citizens can do more to help the people of that area.