Sen. Cory Booker Cory Anthony BookerJudge, who was exposed to death threats after claiming that the accused juvenile rapist was from "a good family". (DN.J.), a hopeful, sharply criticized White House Majority Leader in 2020 Mitch McConnell is appealing because of the Kentucky Republican's position on racism and reparation.
In an interview with CNN, Booker stated that McConnell had no "understanding" of racial issues after arguing that redress slavery was unnecessary due to advances in racial relations in recent years.
"Mitch McConnell does not seem to have expressed any sympathy for these issues, or, as you know, the bill that I have in the Senate that summons people to investigate this issue," Booker and said referred to a bill which he had drafted and which would set up a commission to examine the possibility of reparations for slavery.
"Dear God, there is … that was a few years of my life for Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump. Donald John Trump Mexico issued the migration government licensing for doing business with Huawei MORE  where things come from the mouth where sometimes I sometimes just have to take a step back and gather, "he added.
McConnell said Tuesday that both he and the former president were "descendants of slave owners," referring to a 2007 report by Baltimore Sun stating that Obama's family was slaves decades ago had possessed.
find myse back in the same position as President Obama. We are both against reparations, and we are both the descendants of slaveholders, "McConnell said Tuesday.
" We have tried to deal with our original sin of slavery by waging a civil war by passing groundbreaking civil rights laws "I've chosen an African-American president," he told reporters.
In June, McConnell had previously expressed his refusal of reparations, claiming that "none of us who are currently living is responsible."