Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell took to Twitter Monday to poke enjoyable at protesters who confronted him over the weekend, saying “they waited till” his spouse — Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao — “wasn’t round.”
McConnell’s “Staff Mitch” Twitter account retweeted an article by The Hill that confirmed a gaggle of protesters shouting on the Kentucky lawmaker as he left the Bristol Bar & Grille in Louisville on Saturday.
Demonstrators had been heard yelling “abolish ICE” and “no justice, no peace.” McConnell could possibly be seen within the video strolling to his automotive unfazed.
“I see what they did right here. They waited till Elaine wasn’t round,” the tweet that accompanied the article learn. The tweet was signed “-MM.”
He additionally included the hashtag “#dontleavehomewithouther.”
McConnell gave the impression to be referencing an incident final month exterior an occasion at Georgetown College the place protesters confronted McConnell and Chao.
“How do you sleep at night time?” one protester shouted.
“You allow my husband alone!,” Chao responded.
McConnell has been heckled quite a few instances since, together with Sunday night time when he abruptly left an Italian restaurant in Kentucky after demonstrators performed Public Enemy’s “Battle the Energy” and chanted “no justice, no peace,” the Courier Journal reported.