• McConnell Promises Republican Action on D.C. Crime Epidemic, Blasts ‘Reckless' and ‘Woke' Policies

    8 days ago - By Mediaite

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell excoriated Washington, D.C.'s city council on Tuesday, blaming the “woke far-left” for championing “reckless local policies” that have worsened the city's crime epidemic.
    Last week, the council overrode Mayor Muriel Bowser ‘s veto of a bill that reduced the maximum sentence for carjacking from 40 to 24 years, the maximum sentence for an already-convicted violent felon for a gun crime from 15 to 4 years among other provisions. The revisions to the city's criminal code come as its citizens cope with skyrocketing crime rates.
    In 2018, 148 carjackings...
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