Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz differ on lame-duck activity

Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz differ on lame-duck activity

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is breaking with conservative Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee over the legislative prospects for the post-election lame duck congressional session.

While Cruz (R-Texas) and Lee (R-Utah) have been raising alarm surrounding any significant legislation moving through Congress during the lame duck, McConnell told reporters on Tuesday that he had little fear that controversial legislation would be jammed through by senators and representatives that just lost their seats.

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