Screen Shot 2020 12 09 at 5.36.38 PM 0cdbe

Katie Porter Is Sick of Mitch McConnell’s BS

by Sylvie Baggett

It’s been 257 days since Americans received their $1,200 COVID relief checks, which breaks down to about an additional $4.67 a day. For most of us, that isn’t’ enough to get a decent cup of coffee, much less survive this economic downturn. Though talks of a second relief measurement have been happening on and off since the summer, none have been successful.

And U.S. Representative Katie Porter wants the American people to know who to blame. In a tweet, she thoroughly scorched Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: “Everyone at the negotiating table—including Senate Rs—has agreed to a compromise. Except one.”

Shocking to no one, Mitch McConnell is putting his reptilian foot (claw?) down and is “refusing to bring it to the floor unless it wipes away all COVID-related lawsuits filed that “allege injury or death” due to corporate negligence.”

With over 60,000 re-tweets and 200,000 likes, it’s clear Porter’s not the only one fed up with McConnell. Here’s a smattering to remind you to keep fighting the good fight.

Top Image: Representative Katie Porter’s Offical Site

More from BUST

How One Mother Is Talking To Her Kids About The Pandemic

The Biden-Harris Administration Makes History By Appointing An All-Female Communications Team

Why The “Can A Woman Be President?” Question Is Getting Old

You may also like

Get the print magazine.

The best of BUST in your inbox!

Subscribe to Our Weekly Newsletter

About Us

Founded in 1993, BUST is the inclusive feminist lifestyle trailblazer offering a unique mix of humor, female-focused entertainment, uncensored personal stories, and candid reporting that tells the truth about women’s lives.

©2023 Street Media LLC.  All Right Reserved.