McConnell: It Serves No Purpose To Call Out Vax Lies

The American Independent reports:

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked on Monday why he has not called out members of his caucus for their dangerous anti-mask and anti-vaccine rhetoric. The Kentucky Republican said he did not think speaking out against other people was helpful.

“I don’t think it serves any particular purpose to start criticizing others,” told a reporter at a University of Kentucky event. “I think the best thing for me to do is to say how I feel about it and try to encourage those people who care what I think to do the right thing.”

But many members of his Republican caucus have been actively undermining efforts to curb the spread of the virus and have pushed misinformation.

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