Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) continued to be dogged by the nickname "Moscow Mitch" at a speaking appearance in Kentucky on Saturday, as protestors chanted the name and overwhelmed him.
In a video posted to Twitter, the embattled Republican can be heard attempting to address the crowd over loud chants of "Moscow Mitch" in reference to his decision to shut down two Senate bills aimed at slowing down Russian meddling in U.S. elections.
You can watch the videos below:
In his first public appearance of the August recess, Mitch McConnell was greeted by loud chants of #MoscowMitch tha… https://t.co/isKyUidJBz— Kentucky Democrats (@Kentucky Democrats)1564871595.0
Listen as a crowd of Kentuckians drowns out @senatemajldr with chants of “Moscow Mitch” today at Fancy Farm. Cc… https://t.co/H55IPoAA7k— Krystal Ball (@Krystal Ball)1564883330.0