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White House attacks McConnell over impasses on Capitol Hill
White House attacks McConnell over impasses on Capitol Hill

The White House on Monday delivered a starkly negative assessment of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s ability to deliver on his promises, faulting him for an “unconscionable delay” of President Obama’s choice for attorney general and “inept leadership” that threatens a bipartisan trafficking bill. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest accused McConnell of breaking his commitment to give fair consideration to Loretta Lynch, Obama's nominee for attorney general, and urged Republicans to stop "playing politics" with the post. “There is no question that Republicans are playing politics with the nomination of the...

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