WASHINGTON | Trump prods McConnell on sentencing bill: ‘Go for it Mitch!’

This post was originally published on this site

WASHINGTON | Trump prods McConnell on sentencing bill: ‘Go for it Mitch!’

WASHINGTON  — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reluctance to hold a vote on a popular criminal justice bill has angered top Republican senators and created an unusual rift with a longtime GOP ally, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa. And on Friday, it also brought on a tweet from President Donald Trump.

“Hopefully Mitch McConnell will ask for a VOTE on Criminal Justice Reform,” Trump tweeted. “It is extremely popular and has strong bipartisan support.

Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump prods McConnell on sentencing bill: ‘Go for it Mitch!’ at STL.News.