McConnell Won’t Oppose Bill On Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

The Washington Post reports:

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) suggested Republicans won’t block legislation on combating the anti-Asian discrimination that spiked during the pandemic, but said there are amendments they’d like to see added to the bill.

“I can tell you as a proud husband of an Asian American woman. I think this discrimination against Asian Americans is a real problem,” McConnell said, referring to his wife, Elaine Chao, who served as transportation secretary in the Trump administration and labor secretary in the George W. Bush administration.

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