McConnell torches ‘far-left mob’ over Kavanaugh fight

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday knocked the “far-left mob” for the fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, arguing critics were still trying to target the justice.
“The madness hasn’t stopped. They are already signaling that even more drastic steps may be necessary now that Justice Kavanaugh is on the court,” McConnell said from the Senate floor.
McConnell noted that some “left-wing” publications and groups are floating that Democrats should move to expand the number of justices on the Supreme Court when they regain the Senate or try to impeach Kavanaugh.{mosads}
“One far-left pressure group is already trying to circulate petitions that Justice Kavanaugh should be impeached. … The mob would like to make itself perfectly clear,” McConnell said. “The far-left mob is not letting up.”
Republicans have increasingly denounced the confrontation between protestors and Republican senators as “mob tactics,” “bullying” and “intimidation tactics.”
Hundreds of protesters were arrested as the Senate considered Kavanaugh’s nomination earlier this month, while several senators received Capitol Police escorts amid heightened tensions.
McConnell added Tuesday that the vote to confirm Kavanaugh over the weekend was a “victory” for the “the integrity of this institution.”
“Reason and deliberation triumphed over what was literally, literally, an attempt to sway the Senate using mob tactics,” McConnell said.
McConnell also knocked Hillary Clinton, who told CNN that “you cannot be civil with” the Republican Party because it “wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about.”
“No peace until they get their way? More of these unhinged tactics? Apparently this is the left’s rallying cry,” McConnell said.
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