After Maxine Waters’ Instructions, Angry Protestors Confront Mitch McConnell After Maxine Waters’ Instructions, Angry Protestors Confront Mitch McConnell – NTK Network

After Maxine Waters’ Instructions, Angry Protestors Confront Mitch McConnell

"Why don't you leave my husband alone?" Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao can be heard saying.

By NTK Staff | 06.26.2018 @5:24pm

A group of protesters confronted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his wife, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, after leaving an event at Georgetown University on Monday.

The group of college-aged students repeatedly asked McConnell, “why are you separating families?” while playing audio of children separated from their families at the border published by ProPublica.

“Why don’t you leave my husband alone?” Chao can be heard saying.

Eventually, McConnell’s security was forced to push the protesters back as McConnell’s car pulled away from the event.

The Hill‘s Jesus Rodriguez caught the exchange on video:

This confrontation comes just days after Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) told protesters to harass members of the Trump administration in public.

McConnell’s former chief of staff Josh Holmes tweeted a blistering response to the video on Tuesday:

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