West Virginia Senate candidate Don Blankenship intensified his attacks against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, as polls show him falling behind his two opponents.

With barely a week until the Republican primary and early voting already underway, the coal baron revealed his startling nickname for Senator McConnell: “Cocaine Mitch.” 

Blankenship’s referring to a 2014 article in the Nation, a progressive news magazine, describing how Colombian authorities once discovered drugs aboard a freighter owned by the family of McConnell’s wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.

While going after a career politician, like McConnell could pay off in a grassroots-oriented primary, the risk of alienating Donald Trump, by criticizing his Transportation Secretary has grown, too.
Read more at http://americanactionnews.com/articles/sen-candidate-has-nickname-for-mitch-mcconnell#wQs2fW1MuVvl7W4J.99

Read more at http://americanactionnews.com/articles/sen-candidate-has-nickname-for-mitch-mcconnell#wQs2fW1MuVvl7W4J.99

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