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Pelosi shows off poster of 'McConnell's graveyard'


Added 06-13-19 11:57:01am EST - “Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) unloaded on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday, accusing McConnell of effectively turning the Senate into a legislative "graveyard."” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Pelosi shows off poster of 'McConnell's graveyard'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOvernight Health Care: Pelosi to change drug-pricing plan after complaints | 2020 Democrats to attend Planned Parenthood abortion forum | House holds first major 'Medicare for All' hearing Overnight Health Care: Pelosi to change drug-pricing plan after complaints | 2020 Democrats to attend Planned Parenthood abortion forum | House holds first major 'Medicare for All' hearing Pelosi to change drug-pricing plan after progressive complaints MORE (D-Calif.) unloaded on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOvernight Health Care: Pelosi to change drug-pricing plan after complaints | 2020 Democrats to attend Planned Parenthood abortion forum | House holds first major 'Medicare for All' hearing Overnight Health Care: Pelosi to change drug-pricing plan after complaints | 2020 Democrats to attend Planned Parenthood abortion forum | House holds first major 'Medicare for All' hearing Budowsky: A Biden-Warren ticket in 2020? MORE (R-Ky.) on Thursday, accusing McConnell of effectively turning the Senate into a legislative "graveyard."

At a press conference Thursday morning, the House Democratic leader unveiled a poster covered with headstones representing various bills and pieces of legislation which have become stalled in the Senate under McConnell's tenure.

"Leader McConnell seems to take great pride in calling himself the Grim Reaper, it's part of his political campaign," Pelosi said at the press conference. "It's part of the pride he takes as leader of the Senate."

Speaker Nancy Pelosi brings a poster titled "McConnell's graveyard" with bills she says Leader Mitch McConnell "wants to bury.""Leader McConnell seems to take great pride in calling himself the Grim Reaper, it's part of his political campaign," she says https://t.co/AfEIFrfeM5 pic.twitter.com/pdksaCUU00

The poster depicted more than a dozen bills currently stalled in the Senate, including the Equality Act, which would codify non-discrimination language protecting Americans on the basis of sex and gender identity in federal law, as well as the Violence Against Women Act.

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