Mitch McConnell Uses Obama as Example to Dismiss Reparations


Jun 21, 2019 - 8:14

[caption id="attachment_78723" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), March 6, 2014 (Shutterstock).[/caption] Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opposes reparations for African Americans and cited former President Barack Obama as a reason why. The Republican from Kentucky said the election of the nation’s first Black president was sufficient evidence that  the US has dealt with the “original sin of slavery.” “I don’t think reparations for...

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