McConnell challenger on how Yang endorsement could help him

Mike Briohier, a Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellTrump seeks to freeze .4 billion of programs in final week of presidency McConnell about to school Trump on political power for the last time Murkowski blasts Trump's election claims, calls House impeachment appropriate MORE (R-Ky.), was endorsed by former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangYang announces run for New York City mayor Yang files to open campaign account for NYC mayor Poll finds Andrew Yang favored for New York City mayor 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.