Joe: Mitch McConnell Won't Allow A Vote On Protecting America | Morning Joe | MSNBC Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY., blocked two election security measures on Thursday, a move that came after the special counsel's House ...
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McConnell continues to block bills that would improve election security, claiming that they a merely partisan.
McConnell said Democrats were just trying to make political hay on the heels of the Mueller testimony in their attempt to bring up a House bill that would mandate the use of paper ballots in states’ election systems and provide additional funding to the federal, nonpartisan Election Assistance Commission.
“This is partisan legislation from the Democratic House of Representatives,” McConnell said, noting that the bill garnered just one GOP vote in that chamber and was designed to give Democrats the political upper-hand.
If the House bills are partisan, the question should be whether the majority leader is currently working on bipartisan efforts to secure our elections. We all know that the answer is “no.”