Trump leans on McConnell to vote on criminal justice reform

Trump leans on McConnell to vote on criminal justice reform

By Burgess Everett (P0litico) –

President Donald Trump pressured Senate Majority Leader Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday to pass criminal justice reform, hoping to push a reluctant McConnell to put it on the floor during a crowded lame duck session.

After going mostly silent on the bill for several weeks, Trump touted the bill at an event in Kansas City and then singled McConnell out on Friday on his Twitter feed.

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