Questions Raised Over McConnell's Absences During Agriculture Committee Hearings

7:18 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Questions Raised Over McConnell's Absences During Agriculture Committee Hearings

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A new report claims Senator Mitch McConnell has a trend of skipping out on Senate Agriculture Committee hearings for events unrelated to his home state.
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has touted his work for Kentucky farmers on the campaign trail, but back in Washington has a trend of skipping out on Senate Agriculture Committee hearings for events unrelated to his home state. He's already been hit by Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes for missing every Agriculture Committee hearing since 2009.