Mitch McConnell Slams Democrat Infrastructure Proposal as ‘Orwellian,’ Now Anything Can Be ‘Labeled Infrastructure’

by Wendell Husebo

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) slammed the Democrats on the Senate floor Tuesday for an “Orwellian campaign” that seeks to relabel many progressive policies as “infrastructure.”

The Minority Leader was referencing President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion proposal, which Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) defended by tweeting paid leave, child care, and caregiving are “infrastructure” related items to include in future infrastructure legislation.

[…] McConnell shot back at the Democrats’ scheme, “Less than six percent goes to roads and bridges. It’s not remotely targeted towards what Americans think they are getting when politicians campaign on infrastructure.”

Continue Reading at…