Mitch McConnell was snubbed at Elijah Cummings funeral and humiliated on national television.
Video of Mitch McConnell being snubbed at Elijah Cummings funeral:
— Moni jay (@akajd31) October 24, 2019
“While many assumed that Bobby Rankin had acted out of loyalty to Elijah Cummings, the longtime legislator from Maryland who had repeatedly clashed with President Trump before his death on Oct. 17, the 64-year-old from Charlotte told The Washington Post his reasons were much more personal.
“When I saw Mitch McConnell, all I saw was my brother’s face,” said Rankin, one of Cummings’s pallbearers.
Rankin’s brother, Jerry, died last October from cancer after being exposed to contaminated water while serving in the Marines at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Jerry did not receive the veterans’ benefits he was owed before he died, Rankin said — and he blamed McConnell in part for that family tragedy.” [READ MORE]