Mitch McConnell's remarks on Black voters raise ire

Summary by Ground News
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been widely criticized for comments he made this week about Black American voters. Rep. Donald McEachin (D-Va.), who is Black, wrote to McConnell on Thursday, saying his "inability to recognize us as Americans is appalling and deeply disturbing"
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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The Guardian

Mitch McConnell under fire after saying African Americans vote as much as 'Americans' – video

'African American voters are voting in just as high a percentage as Americans', McConnell says

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

McConnell: Black People Vote At Similar Rates To 'Americans'

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is drawing criticism for comments he made shortly before the GOP blocked a federal elections bill, when he said that African American voters cast ballots at similar rates to Americans.

4 months ago·India
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CTV News

McConnell: Black people vote at similar rates to 'Americans'

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is drawing criticism for comments he made shortly before the GOP blocked a federal elections bill, when he said that 'African American' voters cast ballots at similar rates to 'Americans.'

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Independent

McConnell sparks anger by saying Black Americans voting at same rate ‘as Americans’

‘He said it out loud,’ commenters pounce on Twitter

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

Mitch McConnell says Black people vote just as much as 'Americans'

When asked about concerns among voters of color, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell implied African Americans are not Americans.

4 months ago·United States
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Associated Press News

McConnell: Black people vote at similar rates to 'Americans'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is drawing criticism for comments he made shortly before the GOP blocked a federal elections bill, when he said that “African American” voters cast ballots at similar rates to “Americans.”

4 months ago·United States
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