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McConnell challenger on how Yang endorsement could help him

Mike Briohier, a Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellFormer OMB pick Neera Tanden to serve as senior adviser to Biden Lawmakers reach agreement on bipartisan Jan. 6 commission The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Masks off: CDC greenlights return to normal for vaccinated Americans MORE (R-Ky.), was endorsed by former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangYang: 'Defund the police is the wrong approach for New York City' HuffPost's Daniel Marans discusses fallout from Yang's comments on Israel Yang: Those who thought tweet in support of Israel was 'overly simplistic' are correct MORE.

Both Yang and Briohier agree on having a federal universal basic income, which Yang made a pillar of his White House bid.

“When you pose the question, people say their life would be significantly different, but not once do people say ‘I’m never going to work again,’” Briohier said on Hill TV’s “Rising” Friday.

Kentucky's primary is taking place June 24. Briohier is one of a handful of Democrats seeking the party's nomination, with Amy McGrath leading in polls. Both Briohier and McGrath are Marine veterans.