Protesters confront McConnell leaving Kentucky restaurant

Protesters confronted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellDemocrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover up,' 'national disgrace' Romney pledges 'open mind' ahead of impeachment trial McConnell proposes compressed schedule for impeachment trial MORE (R-Ky.) as he was leaving a restaurant in his home state on Saturday.

The group threatened to vote McConnell out of office as he walked out of the Bristol Bar & Grille in Louisville and got into his car, the Courier Journal reported.

Video recordings of the encounter show other demonstrators chanting “Abolish ICE,” referring to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and “No justice, no peace.”

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“Where are the babies, Mitch?” a protester was recorded asking in a video. The comments seemingly reference the thousands of migrant children who were separated from their parents from April to June under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanders apologizes to Biden for supporter's op-ed Jayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Democrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover up,' 'national disgrace' MORE moved to end family separations last month by signing an executive order, though no provision was made for the families who had already been separated. 

A federal judge gave the Trump administration until late Saturday to release a list of the roughly 100 migrant children under the age of 5 who were detained separately from their parents upon being apprehended after entering the United States illegally.

The newspaper noted that a large rally was held in downtown Louisville on Saturday morning to protest ICE.

McConnell did not appear to react or acknowledge the protesters, the newspaper reported.

“We did good, fellow citizens,” a protester said as McConnell’s car pulled away.

This is the second time in recent weeks that McConnell has been confronted over the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

McConnell and his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine ChaoElaine Lan ChaoMitch McConnell may win the impeachment and lose the Senate Hillicon Valley: Lawmakers say Facebook deepfake ban falls short | House passes bills to win 5G race | Feds sound alarm on cyberthreat from Iran | Ivanka Trump appearance at tech show sparks backlash Trump administration unveils latest guidelines for autonomous vehicle makers MORE, were met by protesters while leaving a dinner at Georgetown University last month.

Trump's Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenActing DHS secretary says he expects Russia to attempt to interfere in 2020 elections House Homeland Security rip DHS's 'unacceptable' failure to comply with subpoena Trump puts Kushner in charge of overseeing border wall construction: report MORE has been approached several times by protesters, while out at a Mexican restaurant and at home, over the zero tolerance policy.