Mitch McConnell uses an arcane rule to stop the senator from quoting Coretta Scott King in opposition to Sen. Jeff Sessions.
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Author: David Smith / Source: the Guardian. This is a modal window. Mitch McConnell formally silences Elizabeth Warren during Jeff Sessions debate Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) unwittingly gave women a new rallying cry when he silenced Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday night. “She was warned. She was given an explanation,” he said. Sen. Steve Daines, the Republican presiding in the chair, agreed with the majority leader and ruled that she was in fact in violation of the rule and ordered to sit down. Tags: elizabeth, warren, silenced, senate, Elizabeth Warren Silenced On Senate Sections sen silenced on floor for reading tta scott king s letter silenced over us criticism of sessions GOP attempts to silence Democratic Sen. Tuesday night only drew more attention to her opposition to Trump attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions