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Adam Scott calls on McConnell to take down ‘Parks & Rec’ gif

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Actor Adam Scott called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) Wednesday to take down a gif from the NBC sitcom “Parks & Recreation” used on his 2020 campaign Twitter account.

“Please refrain from using my image in support of anything but your own stunning & humiliating defeat. Thanks! Adam,” Scott tweeted.

Team Mitch, the account for McConnell’s re-election campaign, tweeted the gif of Scott earlier this week in response to President Trump telling The Hill that he would make a nomination to the Supreme Court if there’s a vacancy deep into the 2020 presidential campaign.

{mosads}McConnell in 2016 blocked former President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the high court, saying that a campaign year was the wrong time for a confirmation process and that the voters should be allowed to weigh in.

The Team Mitch account responded to Scott’s tweet on Wednesday with a screenshot a newspaper headline when his “Parks & Rec” character was voted out of office.

Scott responded with a picture of McConnell posing in front of a Confederate flag from the 1990s.

McConnell’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the interaction.

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