Mitch McConnell's home was vandalized with graffiti in response to his objection to increase stimulus checks to $2,000

  • US Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell's Louisville, Kentucky home was vandalized in graffiti on Saturday, according to local news.
  • The spray-painted message on the GOP's door states "Weres my money" in spray-paint, according to WDRB-TV.
  • "Vandalism and the politics of fear have no place in our society," McConnell said in a statement Saturday morning, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. 
  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's home in California was also vandalized with spray-paint on her garage door and a dead pig's head in her driveway. 
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

US Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell's Kentucky home was found defaced with red and white graffiti on Saturday morning — a response to his objection to increasing stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 earlier this week.  

A photo of the door of McConnell's home in Louisville, Kentucky shows the spray-painted message stating "Weres my money", according to WDRB-TV. The news station reported local authorities are not aware of the perpetrators responsible for the vandalism. 

WDRB-TV's Grace Hayba who broadcasted live in front of his residence said McConnell's home doesn't appear to have any additional damage. 

 

McConnell responded to the incident in a statement on Saturday calling it a "radical tantrum," the Louisville Courier-Journal reported.

"I've spent my career fighting for the First Amendment and defending peaceful protest. I appreciate every Kentuckian who has engaged in the democratic process whether they agree with me or not," McConnell said, according to the Courier-Journal.

"Vandalism and the politics of fear have no place in our society," he added.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's California home on Friday morning was also found vandalized. The words"$2k CANCEL RENT!" were spray-painted on her white garage door and a deceased pig's head coated in fake blood was found on her driveway. 

Read more:

Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco house vandalized with a pig's head, spray-painted anarchist symbol and graffiti about $2,000 stimulus check

Trump threw away his leverage by signing the COVID-19 package with $600 checks and can now only watch as McConnell blocks $2,000 payments

'No realistic path to quickly pass the Senate': McConnell refuses to consider standalone bill on $2,000 stimulus checks

 

 

Source: Read Full Article