Mitch McConnell's Ancestors Owned Slaves

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Published on July 9, 2019 - Duration: 00:32s

Mitch McConnell's Ancestors Owned Slaves

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently spoke out against reparations for descendants of slaves.

He said people currently living aren’t responsible for “something that happened 150 years ago.” McConnell said they have been dealing with slavery with civil rights legislation and electing an Afrian American president.

According to Business Insider, McConnell’s great-great grandfathers owned more than a dozen slaves in the 1800s.


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